Parascapular free flap and fat grafts: combined surgical methods in morphological restoration of hemifacial progressive atrophy.

@article{Vaienti2005ParascapularFF,
  title={Parascapular free flap and fat grafts: combined surgical methods in morphological restoration of hemifacial progressive atrophy.},
  author={Luca Vaienti and Massimo Soresina and Andrea Menozzi},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={699-711}
}
BACKGROUND Progressive hemifacial atrophy, widely referred to as Parry-Romberg syndrome or Romberg's disease, is a rare pathologic process characterized by an acquired, idiopathic, self-limited, unilateral atrophy of the face, variably involving skin, subcutaneous tissues, fat, muscle and, less frequently, the underlying bone structures. METHODS Restoration of contour and symmetry is the main challenge in cases of Parry-Romberg syndrome; there are several different reconstructive techniques… CONTINUE READING
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