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Peutz-Jegher syndrome
  1. Laura Flutter,
  2. Roopa Mulik
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. Dr Laura Flutter, Department of Paediatrics, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK; lauraflutter{at}

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A 14-year-old girl was admitted with an acute abdomen of unknown cause. She had previously been fit and well, although recently had felt tired and lost weight (approximately a stone (or 6.35 kg) in 9 months).

On investigation she was found to have iron deficiency anaemia (Hb 9.7, MCV 56.4, serum iron <5). She denied a history …

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