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Three Dimensional Imaging of Congenital Hemifacial Hypertrophy - A Case Report

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.386

ABSTRACT

Hemihypertrophy, or hemihyperplasia, is a condition in which there is asymmetrical overgrowth of the cranium, face, trunk and limbs on one side of the body. It is characterized by hyperplasia of tissues rather than a hypertrophy. It is more commonly seen in females than males and usually has the right-side of the face involved. It may be an isolated finding or may be associated with a variety of syndromes. We report here a case of isolated non-syndromic right facial hemi-hypertrophy associated with diffuse warty pigmentation on right-side of the face which is rarely reported. The clinical features, various radiological and imaging findings, differential diagnoses to be considered are discussed in this case report. 

Accepted: 
10 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 02 Mar, 2016

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