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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 308--309

Unilateral generalized hypertrichosis in proteus syndrome

Department of Dermatology and Venereology TrichurMedical College, Trichur 680 596, India

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N Asokan
Department of Dermatology and Venereology TrichurMedical College, Trichur 680 596
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Ayoung lady was found to have hemihype rtrophy, scoliosis, subcutaneous swellings, patchy dermal hypoplasia, plantar hyperplasia and macrodactyly. These suggested a diagnosis of Proteus syndrome. She was also having unilateral generalized hypertrichosis. The association of Proteus syndrome and unilateral generalized hypertrichosis has not been reported in the literature.

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