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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 219-21

The Proteus syndrome.


Dept of Paediatrics, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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S Alavi
Dept of Paediatrics, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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A race case of Proteus syndrome is presented. The main features of this hamartomatous condition are partial gigantism of hands and feet, hemihypertrophy, subcutaneous masses, epidermal nevi and bony abnormalities. The condition is extremely rare. Though the child had severe cosmetic disability, motor intellectual and language development was found to be normal.






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2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
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