Prior to making the diagnosis of LHS, it is important to exclude other associated systemic conditions including the Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) and Addison's disease.
What does PJS stand for?
PJS stands for Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
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We have 38 other meanings of PJS in our Acronym Attic
- Project Josiah Restoration Ministry (Columbia, SC)
- Project Resource Management (Oracle)
- Port Jefferson Road Runners (New York jogger group)
- Parson Jack Russell Terrier
- Permanent Junctional Reciprocating Tachycardia
- Permanent Junctional Reentrant Tachycardia
- Penang Japanese School (Penang, Malaysia)
- Pencoed Junior School (Wales)
- Pentagon Joint Staff
- Petaling Jaya, Selangor (Malaysian city and district)
- Pittsburgh Japanese School (Pittsburgh, PA)
- Portland Japanese School (Portland, OR)
- Private Joint Stock Company
- Project Jump Start (University of Maryland)
- Public Joint Stock Company
- Pacific Justice Services Association
- Peace and Justice Studies Association (San Francisco, CA)
- Peel Junior Soccer Association (Australia)
- Penn-Jersey Saltwater Anglers (Mechanicsville, PA)
- Peoria Junior Soccer Association (Mossville, IL)
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Stratakis compiles 11 articles on the genetics of endocrine tumors, from classic multiple neoplasia syndromes to various germline or somatic mutations in sporadic tumors: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, 2, and 4; von Hippel-Lindau disease; Carney complex; pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas; Carney triad; pituitary, thyroid, and parathyroid tumors; and endocrine tumors associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and other familial neoplasia syndromes.
Other factors may be patients with hereditary pancreatitis or patients with certain germline mutations in BRCA2, p16, or Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.
Lampe AK, Hampton PJ, Woodford-Richens K, Tomlinson I, Lawrence C M, Douglas F S: Laugier-Hunziker syndrome: an important differential diagnosis for Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.
Germline mutations of STK11/LKB1 are responsible for Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and are associated with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) and invasive pancreatic cancer.
By imitating this process in plants and studying what happens to the plant cells we have learned a great deal about the development of Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome.
Genetic syndromes are: familial atypical multiple malignant melanoma (FAMMM); Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS); BRCA1 and BRCA2 germ-line mutations in breast and ovarian hereditary cancer syndromes; hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer; familial adenomatous polyposis; and Li-Fraumeni syndrome [3-4].
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and PLE were considered as part of the differential diagnosis, and further investigation was needed.