Latest Proteus Syndrome Stories
Orthopaedic surgeons from Children's National Medical Center are part of a team of researchers that has identified the genetic mutation causing Proteus syndrome, a rare disorder in which tissue and bone grow massively out of proportion.
Scientists have found a single gene mutation responsible for a rare condition associated with "Elephant Man" syndrome.
Proteus syndrome is a complex disorder associated with varied, disproportionate, asymmetric overgrowth of many body parts and unregulated adipose tissue.
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