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European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 22–28 | Cite as

Treatment options in hemifacial atrophy

  • I. T. Jackson
  • P. Grothaus
  • J. M. Ryan
  • J. Fisher
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Summary

Forty-seven patients with hemifacial atrophy are presented an the clinical features of the condition discussed. A series of illustrative cases show the variety of treatment used in this condition and the limitation of the available treatments. New techniques, such as three-dimensional CT scanning, injections of liquid silicone, microvascular reconstruction and skin expansion, are discussed.

Key words

Hemifacial atrophy Romberg's scleroderma Treatment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. T. Jackson
    • 1
  • P. Grothaus
    • 2
  • J. M. Ryan
    • 3
  • J. Fisher
    • 1
  1. 1.Mayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Alberta Children's HospitalCalgaryCanada
  3. 3.Medical StudentLiverpool UniversityUK

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