Volume 17, Issue 2 (10-2007)                   J Holist Nurs Midwifery 2007, 17(2): 51-54 | Back to browse issues page

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seyednoori T, niknami M, shamsae H. Case report of progressive facial hemiatrophy. J Holist Nurs Midwifery 2007; 17 (2) :51-54
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Introduction: Progressive facial hemiatrophy (Parry-Romberg syndrome) is a rare disease ‎always with neurological symptoms such as migraine and epilepsy. Parry-Romberg syndrome ‎is determined with progressive slow hemiatrophy of skin and soft tissue structures in face and ‎frequently in left face. Disease is more common in females. The objective of this paper is to ‎present a case of Parry-Romberg syndrome. ‎ In this case a ‎‏37‏‎ year old married woman is introduced. Atrophy appeared following brown ‎spots on the left side of her face and then she lost her jaw’s motility, chewing and speaking ‎abilities. Disease was stopped after ‎‏4‏‎ years without specific treatment and then treatment was ‎done with infusion of suctioned fat from abdomen.‎

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/17 | Accepted: 2014/08/17 | Published: 2014/08/17

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