Clinical differentiation between Proteus syndrome and hemihyperplasia: description of a distinct form of hemihyperplasia.

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Proteus syndrome is a rare and highly variable hamartomatous syndrome that can affect multiple organ systems. It is characterized by hyperplastic lesions of connective tissue, vascular malformations, linear verrucous epidermal nevi, and hyperostoses. The cause of the disorder is unknown, but the current working hypothesis is that it is caused by a mosaic… (More)

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@article{Biesecker1998ClinicalDB, title={Clinical differentiation between Proteus syndrome and hemihyperplasia: description of a distinct form of hemihyperplasia.}, author={Barbara B Biesecker and Karel Peters and Thomas N Darling and Peter M Choyke and Sarah Hill and Nakeisha Schimke and Michael L. Cunningham and P. S. Meltzer and Mitchell Cohen}, journal={American journal of medical genetics}, year={1998}, volume={79 4}, pages={311-8} }