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Benign Growths and Lesions

Dr Eng mentioned that in general certain benign growths and lesions should not be removed in patients with a PTEN mutation as they tend to regrow even larger (examples were lesions of the mouth, face and hands that have not been seen to become malignant).  Of course, these should be checked and followed by a doctor.  […]

May 1, 2011 · PTENLife · No Comments
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Lhermitte Duclos Disease and Multiple Hamartoma Syndrome

Lhermitte Duclos Disease is a rare tumor of the cerebellum that grows slowly. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2774918/lhermitteduclos_disease_pg2.html?cat=5

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Mutation of the KILLIN gene is responsible for Cowden like symptoms in people without PTEN mutation

http://www.cleveland.com/medical/index.ssf/2010/12/cleveland_clinic_researchers_h.html

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