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Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome (JPS)

Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) is an inherited condition that is characterized by the development of polyps throughout the digestive tract. Most juvenile polyps are benign (noncancerous), but on occasion, these polyps can become cancerous.

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