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Facial Hemiatrophy MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Facial Hemiatrophy
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.284
C07.465.299.375
C10.292.319.375
Unique ID
D005150
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005150
Annotation
do not confuse with FACIAL ASYMMETRY; note HEMIFACIAL MICROSOMIA see FACIAL ASYMMETRY
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by slowly progressive unilateral atrophy of facial subcutaneous fat, muscle tissue, skin, cartilage, and bone. The condition typically progresses over a period of 2-10 years and then stabilizes.
Entry Term(s)
Facial Hemiatrophy of Romberg
Hemifacial Atrophy
Hemifacial Atrophy, Progressive
Parry-Romberg Disease
Parry-Romberg Syndrome
Progressive Facial Hemiatrophy
Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy
Romberg Disease
Romberg Hemi-Facial Atrophy
Romberg's Disease
Public MeSH Note
for ROMBERG DISEASE see ROMBERG'S DISEASE 1963-97
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Facial Hemiatrophy Preferred
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