TITLE

prosopus varus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1787
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "prosopus varus" is presented. The term is used to refer to the abnormality of the face. It is a congenital disorder in which the face is crooked or oblique and thus is a defect that occurs at birth. This abnormality of the face is caused by atrophy of one side of the head. The abnormality is present when one side of the head receives insufficient nutrients.
ACCESSION #
21242417

 

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