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Proteus syndrome: report of a case with severe brain impairment and fatal course.
  1. R Rizzo,
  2. L Pavone,
  3. G Sorge,
  4. E Parano,
  5. M Baraitser
  1. Pediatric Clinic, University of Catania, Italy.


    A patient with Proteus syndrome is reported. He had hemihypertrophy, bilateral hypertrophy of the third fingers, skin anomalies, and varicosities, as well as mental retardation, seizures resistant to anticonvulsant treatment, and a very severe course with death at the age of 2 years.

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