Parry-Romberg syndrome

  title={Parry-Romberg syndrome},
  author={Jon R. Stone},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  pages={185 - 188}
  • Jon R. Stone
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Practical Neurology
  • Parry-Romberg syndrome, which is also called progressive facial hemiatrophy, overlaps with a condition known as linear scleroderma “en coup de sabre”. It is a rare, acquired, neurocutaneous syndrome of unknown aetiology. The principle features are atrophy of the soft tissues, and sometimes the bone, on one half of the face or forehead without facial weakness. Sometimes the atrophy extends to the limbs, usually on the same side, and there may be various ophthalmological and neurological… CONTINUE READING
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