ROLAND W. RICHTERICH-VAN BAERLE, M.D.; W. W. BYRNES, M.D.; MARSHALL G. MORRIS, M.D.; SAUL SCHEFF, M.D.
"A very remarkable case of familial polyposis of the mucous membranes, of the intestinal tract, and the nasopharynx accompanied by peculiar pigmentation of the skin, and the mucous membranes" is the title of an article by Peutz.1 The author described several members of a family with some or all of the manifestations of this unique syndrome. He felt that he was dealing with a new clinical entity of hereditary origin, and was able to demonstrate this syndrome in seven members of three generations of the same family, and to collect evidence that several others were probably afflicted.
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RICHTERICH-VAN BAERLE RW, BYRNES WW, MORRIS MG, et al. INTESTINAL POLYPOSIS AND ORAL PIGMENTATION: CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:707–717. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-4-707
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(4):707-717.
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