Proteus Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jun 13, 2018
  • Author: Megan E Barry, MD; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Because Proteus syndrome is rare and characteristic features develop over time, misdiagnosis is a possibility. [15] Other conditions to consider include the following:

  • Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis

  • Hemihyperplasia lipomatosis syndrome

  • Congenital lipomatous overgrowth, vascular malformations, and epidermal nevi (CLOVE) syndrome

Differential Diagnoses