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Peutz-Jeghers Polyp with Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Intussusceptions (Abstract)

Magnus A. Anderberg, Einar Ó Arnbjörnsson, and Carl-Magnus Kullendorff,

Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden



The case was a teenage boy presenting with abdominal pain and found to have iron deficiency anaemia on two occasions during a period of four years. He was admitted for an abdominal emergency and operated on due to small bowel intussusceptions caused by a Peutz-Jeghers polyp as the leading point.

Key words: Peutz-Jeghers polyp; iron deficiency anaemia; small bowel intussusceptions


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