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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

About a Case: Mass in the Colon

*Corresponding author: Jenny Arboleda, Cirujano Pediatra del Hospital Metropolitano, Ecuador, India

Submission: September 21, 2017; Published: January 22, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RPN.2018.01.000517

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume1 Issue4


It is a patient of 8 years of age male, comes to emergencies for presenting intestinal obstruction of 72 hours of evolution without being associated to another symptomatology after multiple laboratory and cabinet studies is evidenced a solid mass in descending colon located to the colonoscopy which occludes in 90% of light, a laparotomy was performed, finding a zone of imagination in the transverse to descending colon, the resection of the compromised segment of the mass was achieved, and the histopathological examination showed colon mass with microsatellites compatible with Lynch syndrome. The genetic study reports Heterozygous individual for a variant in STK11, consisting of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.

Keywords: Affectation; Polyp; Hamartoma; Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

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