Thank God we now know what this syndrome is and those suffering from it don't have to live their lives in a circus.  Proteus syndrome--a rare genetic mutation.

Shrinking my 17stone legs: Hope for woman whose limbs wouldn't stop growing after doctors develop pioneering treatment

Fannie Mills, also known as "The Ohio Big Foot Girl." She suffered from a rare disorder known as "Milroy's Disease" which causes uncontrolled growth in the feet and legs.

Joseph Carey Merrick (5 August 1862 – 11 April 1890), sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

Joseph Merrick photographed, c. Joseph Carey Merrick – sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

Joseph Merrick aka The Elephant Man didn't suffer from Elephantiasis. It's now though that he suffered from severe Neurofibromatois type 1 and/or Proteus Syndrome.

JOSEPH MERRICK - The Elephant Man

Joseph Carey Merrick August 1862 – 11 April sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

Proteus syndrome. The Proteus syndrome is characterized by the overgrowth of skin, connective tissue, brain, and other tissues.

The Proteus syndrome is characterized by the overgrowth of skin, connective tissue, brain, and other tissues. It has been hypothesized that the syndrome is.

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick - image Ray Crundwell, Queen Mary University of London

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick the most famous sufferer of Proteus Syndrome. Also known as the elephant man- image Ray Crundwell, Queen Mary University of London

Extremely rare human skull with Proteus Syndrome (Wiedemann syndrome).

Extremely rare. real human skull. proteus syndrome. elephant man

Neurofibromatosis disease Variable expressivity means this disease may result in the extreme, or in almost no manifestation, even in siblings both with the disease.

74 year old woman with Von Recklinghausen's Disease, Neurofibromatosis type I and breast cancer.

Did Joseph Merrick, known as "elephant man," have Proteus Syndrome?

Did Joseph Merrick, known as "elephant man," have Proteus Syndrome?

EDS - Our 10 = A non EDSer's 4 - We are ALWAYS in pain chronic illness pain sickness autoimmune fibromylagia

Signs You Might Be A Zebra

You might be an Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / EDS Zebra if. you can find the humor through the pain!

The Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, was an object of curiosity and ridicule throughout his life - studied, prodded and examined by the Victorian medical establishment. Now, 123 years after his death, scientists believe his bones contain secrets about his condition which could benefit medical science today.

The secrets of the Elephant Man

Experts believe the bones of the Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, could benefit medical science today.

Proteus Syndrome is a rare disease that causes overgrowth of skin and muscles, and abnormal bone growth. Children born with the disease will often not show any signs of it because the skin tumors a…

Bone Deformation: What is Proteus Syndrome?

Proteus Syndrome is a rare disease that causes overgrowth of skin and muscles, and abnormal bone growth. Children born with the disease will often not show any signs of it because the skin tumors a…

Molecular explanation of Proteus Syndrome.  Explanation: activating mutation in AKT1 in a percentage of cells.

Description: Proteus syndrome is an overgrowth disorder caused by a rare genetic mosaicism. A genetic mutation during embryonic develop gives rise to overgrowth in a subset of the individual's cells.

I love Eric Dalton's techniques and use them all the time with my clients. In fact I used these techniques with two of my clients yesterday. CLE The Wobbly Wheel Syndrome

I love Eric Dalton's techniques and use them all the time with my clients. In fact I used these techniques with two of my clients yesterday. CLE The Wobbly Wheel Syndrome (Psoas Strengthening Runners)

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