Journal article

Hemifacial hyperplasia: a case series and review of the literature

A Dattani, A Heggie

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2021

Abstract

Condylar hyperplasia is known to result in facial asymmetries and constitutes a well-recognized group of unilateral mandibular enlargements. Condylar hyperplasia has been sub-classified into hemimandibular hyperplasia and hemimandibular elongation. A much rarer disorder, hemifacial hyperplasia (or hemifacial hypertrophy) is a congenital malformation characterized by prominent unilateral overdevelopment of the hard and soft tissues of the face. The affected side grows at a faster rate than the non-affected side, creating a marked asymmetry that potentially involves the skeleton and teeth, as well as all components of the associated soft tissues. Hemifacial hyperplasia is usually identified at..

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