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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-124

Progressive facial deformity from childhood to adulthood in a patient of Parry-Romberg syndrome


Department of Orthodontics, Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Deepak Kumar Gupta
#301, Third Floor, Department of Orthodontics, Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University, Sector 25, Chandigarh - 160 014
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jclpca.jclpca_3_20

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Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS) is an uncommon degenerative craniofacial condition characterized by a slow, progressive, and unilateral atrophy of facial tissues, including muscles, cartilage, nerves, bones, and skin. This article reports a severe case of PRS in a 22-year-old adult female, exhibiting facial asymmetry, hypoplasia of the right side of the face, areas of skin hyper pigmentation, and oral changes involving the mandible and teeth in whom orthodontic intervention is being done.


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