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Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome and Hypoproteinemic edema

Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Mahmood Haghighat, Mohammad Hadi Imanieh, Bita Geramizadeh

CaseRepClinPractRev 2006; 7:177-179

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Background: Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome (JPS) is a hamartomatous disorder which is rare in children. This
disorder has many different clinical presentations, and rarely causes hypoalbuminemia due to protein losing enteropathy in infants.
Case Report: The authors report a 9-year-old boy that presented with anemia and hypoproteinemic edema
with final diagnosis of JPS.
Conclusions: We concluded JPS should be in mind in cases that presented with anemia and hypoproteinemic
edema.

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