facial asymmetry

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.
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Rapid, short-acting toxins may also be desirable in patients who are toxin-naive or in individuals who have mild facial asymmetry, such as an elevated eyebrow.
This can be used for procedures such as the temporal brow lift, levatorlabiisuperioris, nasal flare, mental crease, facial asymmetry, upper lip wrinkling, hypermobile upper lip, Crow's feet, facial palsy and in aging of the neck.
During the physical examination, we observed facial asymmetry, the presence of bilateral ear pits, hooded eyelids, myopia, micrognathia and upward slanting of palpebral fissures (Fig.
Comprehension and analysis of facial asymmetry parameters are indispensable in several fields of medicine and dentistry, especially among specialists like plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, orthodontists, and prosthodontists.
Weakness of facial muscles or facial asymmetry (one side of the face appearing different from the other).
They often grow to be extremely large, resulting in physical deformity and gross facial asymmetry. Most salivary gland BLECs are seen in the parotid as it is the only gland to embryologically develop intraglandular lymphatic tissue.
The facial asymmetry due to the facial nerve palsy can be improved through a combination of static and dynamic reanimation procedures.
- if determination whether the discrepancy is uni- or bilateral is required such as facial asymmetry especially for patients with orthognathic surgery (16) (Figure 5)
Facial asymmetry, mandibular hypoplasia, preauricular or facial skin multiple tags and/or pits, auricular anomalies (from anomalies in the size and shape of the external auricle to anotia) and hearing loss are the characteristic findings in patients with this syndrome.
Patients with jaw involvement first may complain facial asymmetry or an enlarging deformity of the alveolar process and pain is rare (5).
Today, nasal and facial asymmetry is the more common presenting concern."