facial hemiatrophy

fa·cial hem·i·at·ro·phy

atrophy, usually progressive, affecting the tissues of one side of the face.

fa·cial hem·i·at·ro·phy

(fāshăl hemē-atrŏ-fē)
Atrophy, usually progressive, affecting tissues of one side of face.
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Progressive facial hemiatrophy began when the woman was only 11 years old.
Progressive facial hemiatrophy (Parry-Romberg syndrome) and borreliosis.
Facial hemiatrophy, homolateral cervical linear sclerodema and thyroid disease.
Ellis-van Crevald syndrome with facial hemiatrophy.
Parry-Romberg syndrome, also known as progressive facial hemiatrophy, was first described by Parry in 1825 and Romberg in 1846.
Parry-Romberg syndrome has similar characteristics, but there tends to be more extensive involvement of the ipsilateral subcutaneous tissue, calvarium, and orbit, (3) and facial hemiatrophy is typical rather than the hemifacial cutaneous sclerosis that typifies linear scleroderma.
In the case reported here, the finding of unilateral cerebral microhemorrhages ipsilateral to facial hemiatrophy suggests that some cases of Parry-Romberg syndrome may be secondary to a small-vessel neurovasculopathy.
Abstract: Progressive facial hemiatrophy, also known as Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS), is characterized by slowly progressive atrophy of one side of the face, primarily involving the subcutaneous tissues and fat.
Key Words: progressive facial hemiatrophy, Parry-Romberg syndrome, linear scleroderma en coup de sabre, inflammation, immunosuppressive treatment
Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS) or Progressive Facial Hemiatrophy is classically characterized by a slow progressive degeneration (atrophy) of the soft tissues of half of the face (hemifacial atrophy).
ra Our case was a female girl presented with right sided facial hemiatrophy.
Late-onset progressive facial hemiatrophy (Parry-Romberg syndrome).