01 February 2006
Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome and Hypoproteinemic edemaSeyed Mohsen Dehghani, Mahmood Haghighat, Mohammad Hadi Imanieh, Bita Geramizadeh
Case Rep Clin Pract Rev 2006; 7:177-179 :: ID: 452950
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
Keywords: Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome, protein losing, hypoproteinemic edema
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