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Parry Romberg Syndrome

Parents searched for answers for their daughter who had physical symptoms such as a twisted nostril, drooping eye, some upward jutting teeth, missing eyelashes on some parts of eyelid, upper lip deformity and a deepening depression on her cheek. She was diagnosed with Parry Romberg Syndrome - a disease that will gradually cause tissue destruction around her cheek and could ultimately leave her with gross deformities. The condition is incurable. The whole family is suffering deeply because of the lack of knowledge about the condition and what's ahead. Support groups such as The Romberg's Connection Web site has provided at least some base support for those looking for answers and information or just someone to talk to.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Medical News Today

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Related Symptom Topics:

  • Twisted nostril
  • Drooping eye
  • Some upward jutting teeth
  • Missing eyelashes on some parts of eyelid
  • Upper lip deformity and a deepening depression on her cheek
  • Facial deformity

Article Source Details

About: Parry Romberg Syndrome

Date: 27 December 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=18370

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis and twisted nostril
  • Diagnosis and drooping eye
  • Diagnosis and some upward jutting teeth
  • Diagnosis and missing eyelashes on some parts of eyelid
  • Diagnosis and upper lip deformity and a deepening depression on her cheek
  • Diagnosis and facial deformity
  • Diagnosis and physical deformity
  • Diagnosis and Parry Romberg Syndrome

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