Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy With Contralateral Uveitis: A Case Report


Ayyildiz O., Ayyildiz S., Durukan A. H. , SOBACI G.

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.17, no.9, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ircmj.16168
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL

Abstract

Introduction: Progressive hemifacial atrophy, known as Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS), was first described by Parry in 1825. There is a progressive atrophy of facial tissues including skin, bones and muscles. Ophthalmic disorders are common and include keratitis, uveitis, cataract, ipsilateral enophthalmos, optic neuritis, retinal vasculitis and scleral melting.