Parry-Romberg syndrome and sympathectomy - A coincidence?

Alon Scope*, Aviv Barzilai, Henri Trau, Arie Orenstein, Eyal Winkler, Joseph Haik

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Parry-Romberg syndrome is a clinical entity consisting of progressive hemifacial atrophy appearing at a young age. Animal studies indicate that sympathectomy can produce hemifacial atrophy. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a patient with a possible association between Parry-Romberg syndrome and thoracoscopic sympathectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-344+346
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2004


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