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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Clinical and serological characteristics of progressive facial hemiatrophy: a case series of 12 patients.
MR of brain involvement in progressive facial hemiatrophy (Romberg disease): reconsideration of a syndrome.
Parry-Romberg syndrome has similar characteristics, but there tends to be more extensive involvement of the ipsilateral subcutaneous tissue, calvarium, and orbit, [22] and facial hemiatrophy is typical rather than the hemifacial cutaneous sclerosis that typifies linear scleroderma.
Three-dimensional imaging of progressive facial hemiatrophy (parry-romberg syndrome) with unusual conjunctival findings.
The patient had not experienced any trauma and did not have any endocrinological problems, developmental anomalies, and/or systemic diseases such as Wegener granulomatosis, orbital metastasis, osteomyelitis, progressive lipodystrophy, or facial hemiatrophy. The possibility of carcinoma in the pterygopalatine fossa was excluded by a FDG-positron emission tomography study.
It provided descriptions of Parry's Disease, now known as Grave's Disease or thyrotoxicosis, enlargement of the thyroid gland; the first recorded cases of Hirschsprung's disease, a birth defect that affects the nerve cells in the large intestine; and Parry-Romberg Syndrome, or facial hemiatrophy, a rare disease characterized by progressive shrinkage and degeneration of the tissues beneath the skin (Hull 338).
Facial hemiatrophy, homolateral cervical linear sclerodema and thyroid disease.
Parry-Romberg syndrome (progressive facial hemiatrophy)
Ellis-van Crevald syndrome with facial hemiatrophy. Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol.
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).
INTRODUCTION: Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS) also known as "progressive facial hemiatrophy" is characterized by a progressive but self-limited atrophy of the skin and subcutaneous tissue on one side of the face.