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Are there treatments for proteus syndrome?

Are there treatments for proteus syndrome?

Nothing Curative: Proteus syndrome refers to the abnormal growth of bone, tissue, and skin. There is no specific treatment that will stop or cure this problem. Local dermatological procedures and plastic surgery can help limit some of the effects. Also, surgery may be needed if underlying organs become affected by surrounding abnormal tissue growth. ...Read more

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Proteus syndrome: what kinds of treatment are available for it?

Proteus syndrome:  what kinds of treatment are available for it?

Nothing Curative: Proteus syndrome refers to the abnormal growth of bone, tissue, and skin. There is no specific treatment that will stop or cure this problem. Local dermatological procedures and plastic surgery can help limit some of the effects. Also, surgery may be needed if underlying organs become affected by surrounding abnormal tissue growth. ...Read more

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Are individuals born with proteus syndrome?

Are individuals born with proteus syndrome?

Yes: Yes, this a rare physical disorder that is not "caught" from the environment. In at least some cases a connection has been found with a specfic genetic defect. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is proteus syndrome preventable?

Please help docs! is proteus syndrome preventable?

No: This is the actual illness that affected "the elephant man". It's a somatic mutation a clone of cells in the unborn child shortly after conception. There was a report of rapamycin suppressing the overgrowths; this seems unlikely to me and has been generally questioned. Get with a subspecialty geneticist if you have Proteus syndrome or are caring for someone who does. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of proteus syndrome?

What are the symptoms of proteus syndrome?

Proteus Syndrome: Proteus syndrome, also known as wiedemann syndrome (named after the german paediatrician hans-rudolf wiedemann), is a congenital disorder that causes skin overgrowth and atypical bone development, often accompanied by tumors over half the body. Proteus syndrome is highly variable] and is named after the greek sea-god proteus, who could change his shape. Tumors of skin and bone develop with aging. ...Read more

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What is the proteus syndrome?

What is the proteus syndrome?

Proteus Syndrome: Proteus syndrome, also known as wiedemann syndrome (named after the german paediatrician hans-rudolf wiedemann), is a congenital disorder that causes skin overgrowth and atypical bone development, often accompanied by tumors over half the body. Proteus syndrome is highly variable] and is named after the greek sea-god proteus, who could change his shape. Tumors of skin and bone develop with aging. ...Read more

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Is amoxcillin a good treatment for proteus mirabilis?

Is amoxcillin a good treatment for proteus mirabilis?

Proteus mirabilis: I am assuming you have UTI with this organism. If so, Amoxicillin may be quite effective, assuming the strain you have is sensitive. Of greater concern is the fact that this bug is often present more often in complicated utis and perhaps this should be discussed with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is Proteus OX-19? I tested positive 1:160

What is Proteus OX-19? I tested positive 1:160

Typhus blood work: This is the old Weil-Felix test to look for people who may have been infected with typhus and other rickettsial diseases. Usually it's used by public health folks tracking epidemics, and is of little concern to you now. If your main concern is chronic fatigue, chances are this isn't the cause. ...Read more

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How can proteus mirabilis tramitted? What are the ways it can be transmitted or transfer?

How can proteus mirabilis tramitted? What are the ways it can be transmitted or transfer?

Contact: Proteus can be transmitted like many bacteria by human to human contact. Proteus is normal in your gut. Good hygiene including frequent hand washing is key. Male sure to disinfect your computer keyboard. ...Read more

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