Clinical and historical aspects of the Elephant Man: exploring the facts and the myths.

@article{Huntley2015ClinicalAH,
  title={Clinical and historical aspects of the Elephant Man: exploring the facts and the myths.},
  author={Catherine Huntley and Angus Hodder and Manoj Ramachandran},
  journal={Gene},
  year={2015},
  volume={555 1},
  pages={63-5}
}
Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man, presented to the Royal London Hospital in 1884 with an obscure condition that puzzled his contemporaries, and fascinates clinicians to this day. Throughout the 1900s, a number of theories were advanced to explain the numerous growths that covered his body: neurofibromatosis, Proteus syndrome, and a combination of childhood… CONTINUE READING