hemihypertrophy


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hemihypertrophy

 [hem″e-hi-per´tro-fe]
overgrowth of one side of the body or of a part.

hem·i·hy·per·tro·phy

(hem'ē-hī-pĕr'trō-fē), [MIM*235000]
Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.

hemihypertrophy

/hemi·hy·per·tro·phy/ (-hi-per´trah-fe) overgrowth of one side of the body or of a part.

hemihypertrophy

[-hīpur′trəfē]
Etymology: Gk, hemi + hyper + trophe, nourishment
an unusual enlargement or overgrowth of half of the body or half of a body part.

hemihypertrophy

 A unilateral ↑ in paired organs or tissues of the body Etiology Idiopathic, possibly related to neural, vascular, lymphatic, endocrine or chromosomal abnormalities Appears in Curtius, Klippel-Trenaunay, Silver-Russel syndromes and hepatoblastoma

hem·i·hy·per·tro·phy

(hem'ē-hī-pĕr'trō-fē)
Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.

Curtius,

Friedrich, German physician, 1896-1975.
Curtius syndrome - hypertrophy of a part or system of the body with various associated disorders. Synonym(s): hemihypertrophy; - ovarian insufficiency with various associated disorders

hem·i·hy·per·tro·phy

(hem'ē-hī-pĕr'trō-fē) [MIM*235000]
Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.

hemihypertrophy (hem´ēhīpur´-trəfē),

n an excessive growth of half of the body, an organ, or a part (e.g., hemihyperplasia of the tongue).
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Hemihypertrophy.

hemihypertrophy

overgrowth of one side of the body or of a part.
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