Andy Wells
Andy Wells
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Extremely rare condition

Extremely rare condition

The photos show a skull of a man with proteus syndrome. Proteus syndrome is a rare condition characterized by overgrowth of the bones, skin, muscles, fatty tissues, and blood and lymphatic vessels. Proteus syndrome is a progressive condition wherein children are usually born without any obvious deformities. Tumors of skin and bone growths appear as they age typically in early childhood. The severity and locations of these various asymmetrical growths vary greatly but typically the skull, one or more limbs, and soles of the feet will be affected.

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