facial asymmetry


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fa·cial a·sym·me·try

(fāshăl ā-simĕ-trē)
The condition that one half of the face is not equivalent or the same as the other half.

facial asymmetry

(āsim´ətrē),
n the variation in the configuration of one side of the face from the other when viewed in relation to a projected midsagittal line.
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Caution should be exercised when administering Dysport to patients with surgical alterations to the facial anatomy, excessive weakness or atrophy in the target muscle(s), marked facial asymmetry, inflammation at the injection site(s), ptosis, excessive dermatochalasis, deep dermal scarring, thick sebaceous skin or the inability to substantially lessen glabellar lines by physically spreading them apart.
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Always verify if the patient's eyes are level, particularly in the case of obvious facial asymmetry.
Physical examination confirmed his facial asymmetry (figure 1, A) and his inability to close his left eye.
Charlie, who is eight months old, developed severe plagiocephaly - a flattening of the skull which causes facial asymmetry.
Despite showing only slight facial asymmetry and no other symptoms, doctors determined the man had suffered an acute ischemic stroke, in which a clot or other blockage cuts off blood supply to part of the brain.
Overlooking mandibular fractures may have long-term consequences including facial asymmetry, malocclusion and ankylosis requiring invasive surgery for correction.
A 31 year old man presented in the ENT outpatient department with complaints of left sided facial asymmetry, inability to close left eye and discharge of fluid from left ear for the past 2 months.
It says this condition is 'cosmetic' but that's not true as plagiocephaly is linked to developmental delays, facial asymmetry and, in bad cases, can cause alignment problems with jaw and teeth.
The findings reported currently are: facial asymmetry in 10% of cases [McGregor et al.
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