Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder, characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentations, hamartomas presenting as gastrointestinal polyps, and an increased cancer risk.

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Financial support for the printing of this thesis was kindly provided by: Bayer BV, Dpt of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Erasmus MC, Falk Pharma Benelux BV, Ferring BV, J.E. Jurriaanse Stichting, prof.dr. E.M.H. Mathus-Vliegen, MSD BV, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gastroenterologie, Novartis Pharma BV, Tramedico BV, Vifor Pharma Nederland BV and Zambon Nederland BV.
E.M.H. Mathus-Vliegen (Elisabeth) , E.J. Kuipers (Ernst)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

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