unilateral hypertrophy

unilateral hypertrophy

Etymology: L, unus + latus, side; Gk, hyper, above, trophe, nourishment
enlargement of one side or a part of one side of the body.
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4) Fleming reported a case of osteoma of the mastoid process associated with unilateral hypertrophy of the mandible.
Neither the patient nor her family physician had been aware of the unilateral hypertrophy.
1, 2, 5) However, in the rare case of unilateral hypertrophy, the possibility of more serious clinical etiologies must be entertained.
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