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Commonest overgrowth syndromes.
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PMID:  22409408     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Overgrowth syndromes, although rare, are diagnosed more frequently lately. Major progress, such as the identification of genetic causes, has recently enhanced the delineation of the characteristic and noncharacteristic manifestations, phenotype-genotype correlations and knowledge of the underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms. This review provides a summary of the most important overgrowth syndromes aiming to familiarize the treating physician with the cardinal clinical features involved in these syndromes that encompass overgrowth, but also have a variety of other clinical manifestations (neurologic, musculoskeletal, skin, and accompanying tumors).
Konstantinos Ekmektzoglou; Theano Demestiha; Georgios Troupis; Theodoros Xanthos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal and pediatric pathology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1551-3823     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230972     Medline TA:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-111     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece.
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