Plain radiographs of the spine and feet demonstrated scoliosis and exostosis on the calcaneus and bottom of the scaphoid. Case report of papular elastorrhexis and a comparison of three clinically similar entities with focal absence, decrease, or degenerated elastic fibers.
Dermatological examination showed multiple reddish cerebriform hyperplasia in both plantar areas; the right side was more severely involved Figure 1A.
PDF Download Practice Points Proteus syndrome PS is a rare mosaic condition characterized by progressive overgrowth of skin, connective tissue, brain tissue, and other tissues.
Who is at Risk for Developing this Disease? Postal Code: Characteristic findings on physical examination —Firm papule, plaque, or nodule Figure 1 ; may be plural.
Treatment with laser ablation has been described.
However, the local tissue overgrowth recurred after 1 year. The worldwide incidence of this rare disorder is less than 1 per 1 million individuals, and it is thought to be caused by a somatic genetic alteration.