Proteus Syndrome: a difficult diagnosis and management plan

  title={Proteus Syndrome: a difficult diagnosis and management plan},
  author={M Popescu and Gheorghe Burnei and Liviu Drăghici and I Drăghici},
  booktitle={Journal of medicine and life},
RATIONALE Proteus Syndrome (PS) is an extremely rare congenital pathology that causes overgrowth of multiple tissues, in particular bone and fat, following a mosaic pattern. The estimated incidence is of less than 1 per 1,000.000 live births and represents a significant challenge to the pediatric and orthopedic surgeons in order to establish a diagnosis and to elaborate a management plan. OBJECTIVES We had the opportunity of treating many children who were afflicted by overgrowth syndromes… CONTINUE READING

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