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Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C04.700.633
C06.405.469.578.750
C16.320.700.667
C17.800.621.430.530.550.625
Unique ID
D010580
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010580
Scope Note
A hereditary disease caused by autosomal dominant mutations involving CHROMOSOME 19. It is characterized by the presence of INTESTINAL POLYPS, consistently in the JEJUNUM, and mucocutaneous pigmentation with MELANIN spots of the lips, buccal MUCOSA, and digits.
Entry Term(s)
Lentiginosis, Perioral
Periorificial Lentiginosis Syndrome
Peutz-Jegher's Syndrome
Peutz-Jeghers Polyposis
Polyposis, Hamartomatous Intestinal
Polyps-and-Spots Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
65; was see under POLYPI (now POLYPS) 1963-64
History Note
65; was see under POLYPI (now POLYPS) 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Preferred
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