Lisa Weibel

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OBJECTIVES This cross-sectional study assessed psychological adjustment and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children and adolescents with congenital or acquired facial differences and identified potential predictors of adjustment. METHODS Data were obtained from 88 children, ages 9 months to 16 years, by means of parent questionnaires (n = 86)(More)
Clinical phenotype of 17 patients with naevus spilus congenital melanocytic naevi from our clinical practices. *PAS – projected adult size. §Multiple – i.e. two or more. Exact numbers are not given to avoid inaccuracy, as the smaller lesions are often very pale and difficult to distinguish, particularly in the first few years of life. Patient genotyped for(More)
BACKGROUND Neonates with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) are routinely treated with therapeutic hypothermia (TH) for 72 h in order to improve neurological outcome. Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SCFN) is an adverse event occurring in neonates with HIE. METHODS We analyzed risk factors for SCFN regarding demographic factors, cooling methods and(More)
Children with a facial difference are presumed to be at risk of social stigmatization. The purposes of this study were twofold: (1) to assess the effect of facial differences on social perceptions by unaffected children and adolescents; and (2) to identify perceiver characteristics that predict stereotypical attitudes toward facial differences. Participants(More)
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