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J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2004 Sep;22(3):154-7.

"Craniofacial and dental manifestations of a case of Proteus syndrome".

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Department of Dental Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi.


Proteus syndrome, which is a reference to the ancient Greek god Proteus, the Polymorphous, was called to the attention of pediatricians. Recognition of this syndrome has been difficult because of the variability of the syndrome's manifestations and because of its rarity. We describe a rare case of Proteus syndrome and we discuss its differential diagnosis. Our case presents with hemi facial hypertrophy, scrotal tongue, enamel hyperplasia as well as differential in the size of the dentition on both sides of the arch.

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