Peutz-Jeghers syndrome causes

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Hamid Qazi, MD, BSc [2]

Overview

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is caused by a mutation in the STK11 (LKB1) tumor suppressor gene.

Common Causes

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is caused by a mutation in the STK11 (LKB1) tumor suppressor gene.[1]

References

  1. Kopacova, Marcela; Tacheci, Ilja; Rejchrt, Stanislav; Bures, Jan (2009). "Peutz-Jeghers syndrome: Diagnostic and therapeuticapproach". World Journal of Gastroenterology. 15 (43): 5397. doi:10.3748/wjg.15.5397. ISSN 1007-9327.

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