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Radiologic Manifestations of Proteus Syndrome

Proteus Syndrome is sporadic disorder named for its highly variable manfestations. The disease causes tissue overgrowth in a mosaic pattern and may affect tissues derived from any germinal layer. Click here for more info

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The challenges of Proteus Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management

Proteus syndrome (PS) is a disorder of patchy or mosaic postnatal overgrowth of unknown etiology. The onset of overgrowth typically occurs in infancy and can involve any tissue of the body. Click here for more info

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Invited Historical Comment: Further Diagnostic Thoughts About the Elephant Man

M. Michael Cohen, Jr. & Patricia W. Hayden. Birth Defects Orig Artic Ser. 1979;15(5B):291-6. Two similar patients are reported who have a newly recognized hamartomatous disorder distinguishable from Neurofibromatosis and Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.

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A newly recognized Hamartomatous Syndrome

M. Michael Cohen, Jr. & Patricia W. Hayden. Birth Defects Orig Artic Ser. 1979;15(5B):291-6. Two similar patients are reported who have a newly recognized hamartomatous disorder distinguishable from Neurofibromatosis and Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.

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Compromise of the Spinal Canal in Proteus Syndrome

Flemming Skovby, John M. Graham, Jr., Stig Sonne-Holm, & M. Michael Cohen, Jr. Am J Med Genet. 1993 Oct 1;47(5):656-9. We report on 2 children with spinal stenosis and neurologic sequelae. They illustrate the 2 ways in which spinal compromise may develop in Proteus syndrome–vertebral anomalies or tumor infiltration. In one patient, spinal stenosis resulted […]

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Parenting Children With Proteus Syndrome: Experiences With, and Adaptation to, Courtesy Stigma

Courtesy stigma refers to the stigmatization an unaffected person experiences due to his or her relationship with a person who bears a stigma. Parents of children with genetic conditions are particularly vulnerable to courtesy stigma. Click here for more info

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Proteus Syndrome: Diagnostic Criteria, Differential Diagnosis, and Patient Evaluation

Leslie G. Biesecker, Rudolf Happle, John B. Mulliken, Rosanna Weksberg, John M. Graham, Jr., Denis L. Viljoen, and M. Michael Cohen, Jr. Am J Med Genet. 1999 Jun 11;84(5):389-95. Proteus syndrome is a complex disorder comprising malformations and overgrowth of multiple tissues. The disorder is highly variable and appears to affect patients in a mosaic […]

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Skin Changes in Proteus Syndrome

Thomas N. Darling, M.D. Ph.D. Department of Dermatology Uniformed Services University » Click here to download the Full Article (PDF)

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Newly Delineated Syndrome of Congenital Lipomatous, Overgrowth, Vascular Malformations, and Epidermal Nevi (CLOVE Syndrome) in Seven Patients

We present a series of seven patients who were previously diagnosed with Proteus syndrome, but who do not meet published diagnostic criteria for this disorder. Click here for more info

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Proteus Syndrome: An Update

Published: July 11, 2005 Click here for more info

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