hemihypertrophy


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hemihypertrophy

 [hem″e-hi-per´tro-fe]
overgrowth of one side of the body or of a part.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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
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hem·i·hy·per·tro·phy

(hem'ē-hī-pĕr'trō-fē)
Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The clinical features of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) include hemihypertrophy and/or macroglossia.
The presentation may be in the form of multiple echo lucent areas suggestive of cutaneous vascular malformations [15] and/or hemihypertrophy of a lower extremity [16].
On extraoral examination, a hemihypertrophy was observed on the right side of the face extending from hairline till lower border of mandible along the division of the trigeminal nerve with PWS which was present since birth [Figure 1].
BWS is associated with increased growth within the first few years of life, manifesting as hemihypertrophy or macroglossia.
Hemihypertrophy, hemihypaesthesia, hemiareflexia and scoliosis," Brain, vol.
Parkes-Weber, "Angioma formation in connection with hypertrophy of limbs and hemihypertrophy," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Infrapelvic causes of obliquity that are important to consider include fractures, LLD due to previous polio infection, hemihypertrophy, and so forth.
Circumference difference of extremities may result from congenital or acquired diseases causing hemihypertrophy phlebitis or major venous insufficiency.
Brain abnormalities of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome include hemorrhage, infarction, hydrocephalus, cerebral or cerebellar hemihypertrophy, cerebral calcifications, vascular malformation, cavernoma, arteriovenous malformations, aneurysm, choroid plexus abnormalities, cortical dysplasia, leptomeningeal enhancement [4, 5].
Abnormal asymmetric growth and hemihypertrophy are its typical clinical manifestations, though overgrowth of the long bones, macrodactyly, asymmetric macrocephaly, plantar or palmar hyperplasia, vertebral abnormalities, lipoma, hemangioma, connective tissue nevi, lymphangiomas, and vascular malformations can also be observed in this syndrome [7, 23-25].
The Proteus syndrome: partial gingantism of the hands and/or feet, nevi, hemihypertrophy, subcutaneous tumours, macrocephaly or other skull anomalies and possible growth and visceral affections.
Proteus syndrome presenting with hemihypertrophy consisting of lipomatous tumor is similar to macrodystrophia lipomatosa.