Proteus syndrome

Proteus syndrome

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.

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

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

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 Merrick, a century sideshow performer, who became known as the Elephant Man, was the victim of a congenital disorder, which caused abnormal growths to occur all over his body

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…

Proteus syndrome: The Elephant Man and beyond - Photo 1 - Pictures - CBS News

Proteus syndrome: The Elephant Man and beyond

Proteus syndrome: The Elephant Man and beyond - Photo 1 - Pictures - CBS News

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.

Experts say that the respiratory and cardiac symptoms of POTS Syndrome are similar to how heart failure and COPD feels.

Free, Cry For Help Ecard: Experts say that the respiratory and cardiac symptoms of POTS Syndrome are similar to how heart failure and COPD feels.

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irst off, note the spelling – it is Elephant-iasis not Elephant-itis as many people wrongly think. Elephantiasis is a thickening of the skin (as opposed to proteus syndrome which is a thickening of the bones as well as the skin). Unfortunately, this is a disease that any one of us can get as it is caused by parasitic worms passed on through mosquito bites. It is, consequently, not uncommon in tropical regions and Africa. A slightly different form of the disease is caused through contact with…

Elephantiasis is a thickening of the skin (as opposed to proteus syndrome which is a thickening of the bones as well as the skin). A disease that is caused by parasitic worms passed on through mosquito bites.

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