Proteus Syndrome (elephantitis) is a disease that causes an overgrowth of skin, muscles and atypical bone development. It is extremely rare.
We can treat some of the symptoms but there is actually no known cure.
Joseph Merrick (1862–1890), known as the “Elephant Man“, suffered a case of Proteus syndrome.
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Proteus Syndrome information, national international support groups, clinics with genetic counselors geneticists What Proteus Syndrome? Proteus Syndrome condition which involves atypical growth bones, skin, head, variety other symptoms. characterized excessive growth cells. This result asymmetrical growth, benign (noncancerous) tumors, pigmented skin lesions. Tags: proteus, syndrome, definition, patient, Genetics Proteus Syndrome Diseases & rare condition that loosely categorized hamartomatous disorder. plex disorder with multisystem involvement This movie made science class about . used Joseph Merrick Jordan examples this dreadful disease. hope this video