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What does PJS stand for?

PJS stands for Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

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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.
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.
Germline mutations of STK11/LKB1 are responsible for Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and are associated with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) and invasive pancreatic cancer.
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].