Friedreich-Auerbach disease

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Facial hemihypertrophy involving the eyelids, cheeks, lips, facial bones, tongue, ears, and tonsils.

Description

Facial hemihypertrophy involving the eyelids, cheeks, lips, facial bones, tongue, ears, and tonsils. Occasionally, poorly localised, vague, painful sensation in muscles affected. It may occur alone or in generalized hemihypertrophy. Prevalent in males. Vague onset, usually in childhood, adolescence, or early adult life.

Bibliography

  • N. Friedreich:
    Ueber Congenitale halbseitige Kopfhypertrophie.
    Virchows Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1863, 28: 474-481.
  • L. Auerbach:
    Ein fall von Wahrer? Muskelhypertrophie.
    Virchows Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1897?. 53: 397-417.
  • K. H. baker:
    The vegetative nervous system.
    In: A. B. Baker, ed. Clinical neurology. 1965; volume 4, p 2067.

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