microsomia


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microsomia

 [mi″kro-so´me-ah]
abnormally small size of the body.

mi·cro·so·mi·a

(mī'krō-sō'mē-ă),
Abnormal smallness of body, as in dwarfism or as in a fetus.
Synonym(s): nanocormia
[micro- + G. sōma, body]

microsomia

[-sō′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, mikros + soma, body
the condition of having an abnormally small and underdeveloped yet otherwise perfectly formed body with normal proportionate relationships of the various parts. See also primordial dwarf.

microsomia

Abnormally small size of the body (which is otherwise normally formed).

microsomia

 Corporal smallness; somatic undersize

mi·cro·so·mi·a

(mī'krō-sō'mē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the body, as in dwarfism or as in a fetus.
Synonym(s): nanocormia.
[micro- + G. sōma, body]

microsomia

abnormally small size of the body.
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The team offers sub-specialized, multi-disciplinary and individualized care of all aspects of cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, craniosynostosis, craniofacial microsomia, facial clefts, resonance disorders and pediatric facial trauma.
When these are the only problems, it is normally referred to as hemi-facial microsomia and sometimes the condition stops there.
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Donna's mum Aileen, 41, runs the Hemi-Facial Microsomia Family Contact Group which provides advice and support for sufferers.
Here at the craniofacial program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the craniofacial team typically treats children with common facial birth defects, including cleft lip and palate, cleft palate and hemifacial microsomia, which comprise about 70 percent of the patient load.
Twenty four year old mentally healthy man was born with hemifacial microsomia.
Mrs Price had not known Lauren had the problem, Hemifacial Microsomia, until she was born.
Condylar agenesis is associated with congenital syndromes, such as otomandibular dysostosis, hemifacial microsomia, and mandibulofacial dysostosis.
Also referred to as oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia and hemifacial microsomia, Goldenhar's syndrome is one of the hereditary deafness syndromes.
The orthognathic surgery assisted by Narticulator will prepare CT scan beforehand to simultaneously conduct 3D symmetry analysis and 3D bony cephalometry during planning, said Fang, and the procedure enhancing the accuracy has been applied to correct cases like temporomandibular joint abnormalities (of TMJ), hemifacial microsomia, facial asymmetry, and complex facial disharmonies.