Proteus syndrome: a rare cause of hemihypertrophy and macrodactyly on bone scanning.

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Proteus syndrome is a rare, sporadic genetic disorder characterized by overgrowth of multiple different tissues in a mosaic pattern. It is associated with connective tissue nevi, epidermal nevi, disproportionate overgrowth of multiple tissues, vascular malformations, characteristic tumors, and specific facial anomalies. Joseph Merrick, popularly known as… (More)

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@article{Joshi2005ProteusSA, title={Proteus syndrome: a rare cause of hemihypertrophy and macrodactyly on bone scanning.}, author={Urvi Joshi and Johannes A. van der Sluijs and Gerrit J. J. Teule and Rik J. Pijpers}, journal={Clinical nuclear medicine}, year={2005}, volume={30 9}, pages={604-5} }