A 22-year-old female with left side hemifacial microsomia
(type IIb) was referred to the Maxillo-Facial Surgery Department at the Sapienza Universita di Roma for evaluation and treatment.
Padwa, "An association between hemifacial microsomia
and facial clefting," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
has a wide phenotypic variation and no uniform criterion for diagnosis exists.
Chate described the use of the propellant unilateral magnetic appliance (PUMA) in the treatment of hemifacial microsomia
. Samarium-cobalt magnets embedded in unilateral blocks of acrylic were used to stimulate growth following an autogenous costochondral graft (59).
and treatment options for auricular replacement: A Review of Literature." J Prosthet Dent, 1999: 82:197-204.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Kids with a congenital disorder, known as hemifacial microsomia
(HFM), are more likely to develop left-handedness, according to a new study.
Twenty four year old mentally healthy man was born with hemifacial microsomia
. This is a severe asymmetry of facial bone and soft tissues in vertical, sagital and transverse plane combined with hearing impairment on the affected side (Proffit, 2003).
Condylar agenesis is associated with congenital syndromes, such as otomandibular dysostosis, hemifacial microsomia
, and mandibulofacial dysostosis.
Little Ellen was born with a rare condition called Complex Hemifacial Microsomia
, which left the side of her face disfigured because of a blood supply failure in the womb.
Also referred to as oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia and hemifacial microsomia
, Goldenhar's syndrome is one of the hereditary deafness syndromes.