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A review of Parry-Romberg syndrome.
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PMID:  22405645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Parry-Romberg syndrome, also known as progressive hemifacial atrophy, is a rare disorder characterized by unilateral facial atrophy affecting the skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles, and sometimes extending to the osteocartilaginous structures. It has been associated with various systemic manifestations, particularly neurologic, ophthalmologic and maxillofacial. In this article, we review Parry-Romberg syndrome with its associated findings (neurologic, ophthalmologic, cardiac, rheumatologic, endocrinologic, infectious, orthodontic and maxillofacial, and autoimmune), underlying cause, differential diagnoses (en coup de sabre, scleroderma, and Rasmussen encephalitis), and therapeutic options.
Authors:
Jessica El-Kehdy; Ossama Abbas; Nelly Rubeiz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6787     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
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