Proteus Syndrome

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Disabled Stanmore teenager left with broken shower  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Harrow TimesDanielle's genetic condition, known as Proteus syndrome, gets worse with age, but over the course of her life Mrs Davis has spent large amounts of money on ...

Relevance of D-dimer Testing in Patients with Venous Malformations  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Archives of Dermatology...or segmental VM, KTS, and other syndromes associated with intramuscular or extensive, predominantly VMs, such as Proteus syndrome) is worth considering. ...

Building firm offers to renovate disabled teenager's bathroom for free  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Bexhill ObserverJordan, of Watermill Close, Bexhill, has Proteus Syndrome, a condition which causes his limbs to grow disproportionately, cruelly twisting his body. ...

Fawsley Hall, Northamptonshire  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Manchester Evening News...the late 19th century as respite from the cruel stares and vilification that were his daily lot as a sufferer of the then unheard of Proteus syndrome. ...

Stone from Elephant Man theatre on sale  -  15 Aug 2009
Leicester MercuryThe online auction was set up by The Friends of Joseph Merrick group to raise cash for research into Proteus Syndrome, the extremely rare disfiguring

Rose stone for Elephant Man's life goes on eBay auction  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
East London AdvertiserOne of the rose stones has been donated to Friends of Joseph Merrick to raise funds for Proteus Syndrome research. It measures 12ins by 2ins by

Large Abdominal Wall Lipoma Causes Bowel Obstruction  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Medical News Today (press release)Proteus syndrome is a complex disorder associated with varied, disproportionate, asymmetric overgrowth of many body parts and unregulated adipose tissue.

Lifelong Shriners patient giving back on her 21st birthday  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Western StarFor medical reference her condition is referred to as proteus syndrome, because of the similarities between that and what she has.

CURIOUS TIMES JAN. 21 EDITION  -  Jan 21, 2009
Boise Weekly,...twin growing inside your body), proteus syndrome (made famous by the Elephant Man) and Hutchinson-Gilford Pregeria Syndrome (extreme premature aging).

Know It All  -  Jan 23, 2009
San Mateo Daily Journal,Joseph Merrick (1862-1890), known as the Elephant Man, suffered from Proteus syndrome. The syndrome is an extremely rare condition that involves overgrowth

The A-list  -  Jan 16, 2009
Chelsea Now,Merrick, whose severe case of Proteus Syndrome left him deformed, lived the final years of his life in a London hospital room where his connection to the

Trust in Sven's future  -  Dec 29, 2008
Times of Malta,His condition, called Proteus syndrome, involves the disproportionate overgrowth of his left leg and he will have to undergo several operations throughout

Community Raises 135000 Dollars for 'Elephant Man'  -  Jul 15, 2008
FOXNews...also suffered from neurofibromatosis, he actually suffered from Proteus syndrome, a congenital disorder that causes skin overgrowth and atypical bone

Callow's Call To Arms  -  Jul 1, 2008
Forbes,19th century "Elephant Man," was long believed to have had Nf. It was recently established, through spinal X-rays, he suffered from Proteus syndrome.

March 17, 1885: Merrick's Physician Hazards a Diagnosis  -  Mar 16, 2008
Wired NewsMerrick's affliction was most likely Proteus syndrome, after the Greek god who could change his appearance at will, although it wasn't officially identified

To Cull or Not: The Return of the Elephant Man  -  Mar 19, 2008
EcoWorldly,His great deformity, now postulated as the rare Proteus syndrome (named for the shape-shifting god Proteus) which affects tissue other than nerves,

Creating hope for Hunter  -  Feb 25, 2008
Newsday,They do not have a gene test they can do to confirm a diagnosis but presume Hunter has a rare disease called Proteus syndrome, which causes abnormal growth

Good for the soul  -  Feb 28, 2008
Manchester Evening News,Chris' latest projects include a documentary about a local woman who has Proteus Syndrome - the same condition that afflicted Elephant Man John Merrick.

Jen's World: Chile family on long, lonely road to health  -  20 Feb 2008
Post-Bulletin,Gustavo was diagnosed with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and Proteus Syndrome -- extremely rare conditions that caused excessive growth in Gustavo's left leg

Main Event: One night of magic, 365 nights of comfort  -  Feb 12, 2008
Post-Bulletin,...formerly of Chile, wouldn't have been able to stay with him during his treatment for Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and Proteus Syndrome.

Great films found at AOK Library DVD Collection - for free!  -  Jan 29, 2008
Retriever,It is the story of John Merrick and is loosely based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a man who had Proteus syndrome: an extremely rare congenital

Community rallies for girl, grandmother World, get ready for Mercedes  -  Dec 25, 2007 (subscription),Mercedes was born 12 years ago with Proteus syndrome, the disease from which Joseph Merrick, portrayed in the film “The Elephant Man,? suffered.

rotaract helps child with proteus syndrome  -  Nov 21, 2007
Malta Independent Online,...a three-year-old boy who is the only person in malta suffering from an extremely rare severe condition known as proteus syndrome. lm200 was raised from

my left foot  -  Nov 25, 2007
Times of Malta,...he was just 18 months old. sven is the first maltese to be diagnosed with proteus syndrome, a rare condition that causes overgrown skin, bones, muscles,

documentary sheds light on rare syndrome  -  Nov 13, 2007,...indianapolis -- the discovery channel this month will feature people living with proteus syndrome -- including a girl from central indiana -- in the

'elephant man' both  -  Nov 9, 2007
Albany Times Union,...a trick. mcguire uses this, too, freely pushing the play in and out of realism. merrick suffered from proteus syndrome, and was horribly disfigured. the

hubbard veteran brings pain, wit to 'elephant man'  -  Nov 8, 2007
Albany Times Union,...a 19th-century londoner (actual name: joseph), disfigured by a then-unidentified disease now thought to be proteus syndrome. in an e-mail interview,

bikers and trikers roll up for mike's farewell  -  Nov 7, 2007,...who has proteus syndrome which causes distortion of limbs and increased size of internal organs, will benefit from the money collected. in paying an

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