Living With Proteus Syndrome
May 30, 2009 7:58 AM Subscribe
posted by miss lynnster (47 comments total)
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Just imagine if your legs continued growing
long after the rest of your body stopped.
Born with a rare condition, Mandy Sellars' petite 84-pound frame is supported by abnormally large legs that weigh 210 pounds. Her doctors, who are still baffled by her disorder, have tentatively diagnosed her with a form of Proteus syndrome (made famous by The Elephant Man) for lack of a more definitive explanation.