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Isolated hemifacial hypertrophy: a case with upper airway obstruction and sensorineural hearing loss.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16700954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemifacial hypertrophy is an uncommon developmental disorder characterized by facial asymmetry that involves abnormal bone development and facial enlargement. Many cases of hemihypertrophy have been reported since the first case was reported by Wagner in 1839. We identified a child diagnosed with hemifacial hypertrophy and sensorineural hearing loss who presented with upper airway obstruction and cyanosis. We discuss treatment selection and review the associated head and neck symptoms.
M F Oktay; I Topcu; A McKinney; V Turunz; O Aras
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-05-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  120     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-03     Completed Date:  2006-11-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  691-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Otitis Media Research Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Connective Tissue Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Facial Asymmetry / complications*,  pathology
Hearing Loss, Sensorineural / etiology*,  pathology
Macroglossia / complications,  pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tracheal Stenosis / complications,  pathology

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