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Disease Proteus Syndrome

Name Proteus Syndrome
Synonyms Elephant Man Disease | GIGANTISM, PARTIAL, OF HANDS AND FEET, NEVI, HEMIHYPERTROPHY, AND MACROCEPHALY ELATTOPROTEUS SYNDROME, INCLUDED | Proteus Like Syndrome | Proteus-Like Syndrome | Syndrome, Proteus-Like
Definition Hamartoneoplastic malformation syndrome of uncertain etiology characterized by partial GIGANTISM of the hands and/or feet, asymmetry of the limbs, plantar hyperplasia, hemangiomas (HEMANGIOMA), lipomas (LIPOMA), lymphangiomas (LYMPHANGIOMA), epidermal NEVI; MACROCEPHALY; cranial HYPEROSTOSIS, and long-bone overgrowth. Joseph Merrick, the so-called 'elephant man', apparently suffered from Proteus syndrome and not NEUROFIBROMATOSIS, a disorder with similar characteristics.
Categories Cancer | Congenital abnormality | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D016715
OMIM® ID 176920
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hamartoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hamartoma Syndrome, Multiple Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Multiple Primary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hamartoma Syndrome, Multiple Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases, Developmental Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Musculoskeletal Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Limb Deformities, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Abnormalities, Multiple Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
6. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Musculoskeletal Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Limb Deformities, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Proteus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum