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An unusual initial presentation of Proteus syndrome: macrosyndactyly.
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PMID:  21417989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Proteus syndrome is a complex disorder characterized by a wide variety of deformities including macrodactyly. In the present report, we present a case with complex macrosyndactyly in his hand. The patient was surgically treated. However, he admitted with lymphangiomas on his body during the follow-up period, leading to the diagnosis of Proteus syndrome. This article discusses the differential diagnosis of Proteus syndrome and the treatment methods used for macrodactyly along with the presentation of the case.
Cemil Yıldırım Türk; Ahmet Güney; Mithat Oner; Mehmet Halıcı
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eklem hastalıkları ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1309-0313     ISO Abbreviation:  Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101265191     Medline TA:  Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  56-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Division of Hand Surgery, Medicine Faculty of Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey.
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