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Transmission of Proteus syndrome from father to son?
  1. J Goodship,
  2. A Redfearn,
  3. D Milligan,
  4. D Gardner-Medwin,
  5. J Burn
  1. Division of Human Genetics, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    We present a male infant with cranial hemi-hypertrophy, a lymphangioma, a lipoma, and epidermal naevi. A diagnosis of Proteus syndrome was made. His father had had a large lymphangioma resected from the right side of the face as a child. We propose that Proteus syndrome has been transmitted from father to son.

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