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Protean manifestations of Proteus syndrome
  1. Rimesh Pal1,
  2. Rajsmita Bhattacharjee2,
  3. Anil Bhansali1
  1. 1Department of Endocrinology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  2. 2Department of Dermatology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anil Bhansali, Department of Endocrinology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India; anilbhansaliendocrine{at}gmail.com

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A 19-year-old boy presented with a gradually increasing head swelling. Physical examination revealed a right-sided frontal bulge (figure 1A). He had a verrucous epidermal nevus involving the right axilla (figure 1B). Most glaring was the discrepancy in length of the lower limbs with the right being noticeably longer than the left (figure 1C). There were multiple varicose veins over both the lower limbs (figure 1C). In addition, the index and middle fingers of the right hand …

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  • Contributors RP prepared the manuscript and procured the clinical and radiological images. RB diagnosed the case at the outpatient clinic. AB conceptualised the manuscript and provided overall guidance.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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