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microsomia

 [mi″kro-so´me-ah]
abnormally small size of the body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mi·cro·so·mi·a

(mī'krō-sō'mē-ă),
Abnormal smallness of body, as in dwarfism or as in a fetus.
Synonym(s): nanocormia
[micro- + G. sōma, body]
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microsomia

Abnormally small size of the body (which is otherwise normally formed).
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microsomia

 Corporal smallness; somatic undersize
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mi·cro·so·mi·a

(mī'krō-sō'mē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the body, as in dwarfism or as in a fetus.
Synonym(s): nanocormia.
[micro- + G. sōma, body]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Based on the observed clinical features, a provisional diagnosis of Parry-Romberg syndrome was given with a differential diagnosis of localized scleroderma and hemifacial microsomia. Orthopantomograph revealed prominent antegonial notch on the right side with decreased ramus and body height (Figure 2).
RLD is often associated with syndromes like thrombocytopenia-absent radius (TAR), Holt-Oram syndrome, Vertebral anomalies, Anal atresia, Cardiac defects, Tracheoesophageal fistula and/or Esophageal atresia, Renal and Radial anomalies, and Limb defects (VACTERL) association, Craniofacial microsomia, Fanconi anaemia, etc.
Zheng et al., "Early second-trimester serum microRNAs as potential biomarker for nondiabetic microsomia," BioMed Research International, vol.
Xu et al., "Precise positioning of an intraoral distractor using augmented reality in patients with hemifacial microsomia," Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Hemifacial microsomia was included in the syndrome and termed as facioauriculovertebral syndrome (FAV) by Smith in 1988 [2].
Studies demonstrate that PWS patients may present dental caries [3,10,11], enamel hypoplasia [10], low salivary flow [6,10,12], periodontal disease, incisal and occlusal wear [11], dental erosion [6], rampant caries, oral microsomia [10], reflow, malocclusion [3], candidiasis [10], and oral mucosa erythematous lesions [11].
Neonatal examination showed facial dysmorphic features, including marked facial asymmetry with right hemifacial microsomia, hypoplasia of the right mandibular ramus and condyle, bilateral blepharoptosis, and mild hypertelorism.
Goldenhar syndrome (also known as oculoauriculo vertebral dysplasia and hemifacial microsomia) is a rare congenital disorder which manifests as ocular, auricular, dental, vertebral and systemic abnormalities.1