Proteus syndrome: a case report and review of the literature

Proteus syndrome: a case report and review of the literature Proteus syndrome is a rare hamartomatous condition comprising overgrowth of some part of the body in association with various cutaneous, neurovascular, musculoskeletal, and other organ systems. In some cases, there is a family history. The case presented is that of a 6-year-old boy with left hemihypertrophy, widespread capillary hemangiomatosis in the extremities, a pigmented nevus on the right forearm, macrosyndactyly of the second and third fingers, together with a history of urolithiasis. The literature on this rare syndrome is reviewed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Proteus syndrome: a case report and review of the literature

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Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s002380000192
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Abstract

Proteus syndrome is a rare hamartomatous condition comprising overgrowth of some part of the body in association with various cutaneous, neurovascular, musculoskeletal, and other organ systems. In some cases, there is a family history. The case presented is that of a 6-year-old boy with left hemihypertrophy, widespread capillary hemangiomatosis in the extremities, a pigmented nevus on the right forearm, macrosyndactyly of the second and third fingers, together with a history of urolithiasis. The literature on this rare syndrome is reviewed.

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 16, 2000

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