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Commonest overgrowth syndromes.
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PMID:  22409408     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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).
Authors:
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    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-111     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece.
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