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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 245-247

Solitary Peutz–Jeghers polyp of jejunum: A rare cause of childhood intussusception


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Prema Menon
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Centre, P.G.I.M.E.R., Chandigarh - 160 012
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.214442

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An extremely rare case of solitary jejunal Peutz–Jeghers polyp causing intussusception in an 8-year-old boy is reported. The polyp was excised by laparoscopic-assisted surgery. This appears to be only the fourth and the youngest patient with such a polyp reported in the indexed English language literature.






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