PROTEUS SYNDROME

Clinical

A congenital, lobulated, ceribriform mass on the sole of the foot is characteristic of the Proteus syndrome. Other features include hemihypertrophy, macrodactyly, mesodermal hamartomas (e.g.lipoma, fibroma, lymphangioma, hemangioma),exostoses, epidermal nevi, patchy dermal hypoplasia and scoliosis. The patchy dermal hypoplasia is characterized by a large area of slight dermal hypoplasia with an irregular outline. A sharp midline demarcation and/or prominent venous vasculature may be noted. The cerebriform collagenoma may also occur as an isolated plantar lesion.

References

Proteus Syndrome Foundation

www.Syndrome.org

Indian Dermatology Online Journal 2015;6:348-51


It is not the intention of RegionalDerm.com to provide specific medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. RegionalDerm.com only intends to provide users with information regarding various medical conditions for educational purposes and will not provide specific medical advice. Information on RegioinalDerm.com is not intended as a substitute for seeking medical treatment and you should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider for diagnosis and for answers to your individual questions. Information contained on RegoinalDerm.com should never cause you to disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment. If you live in the United States and believe you are having a medical emergency call 911 immediately.