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What is the definition of Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy?
Progressive hemifacial atrophy (PHA), also known as Parry-Romberg syndrome, is characterized by slowly progressive deterioration of the skin and soft tissues on one side of the face. It sometimes occurs on both sides of the face and occasionally involves the arm, trunk, and/or leg. The condition may worsen for many years and then stabilize. The severity varies greatly. While the cause is not well understood, it may differ among affected people.
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What are the alternative names for Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy?
  • Progressive hemifacial atrophy
  • Hemifacial atrophy, progressive
  • Parry-Romberg syndrome
  • Romberg hemi-facial atrophy
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What are the latest Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy Clinical Trials?
Supplementation of Autologous Fat Grafts With Curcumin Preconditioned Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in the Treatment of Facial Contour Deformities

Summary: The aim of this study is to evaluate the comparison of therapeutic potential of curcumin preconditioned adipose derived stem cells (ASCs) enrichment fat grafting, naïve ASCs enrichment fat grafting and conventional fat grafting to correct facial contour deformities that cause aesthetic complications in patients.

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A Clinical Trial Evaluating the Efficacy of a Skin Cream Targeting Dermal Fat in Improving the Skin Elasticity of Healthy Volunteers

Summary: A Clinical Trial Evaluating Efficacy of a Skin Cream Targeting Dermal Fat in Improving the Skin Elasticity of Healthy Volunteers.

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Published Date: May 10, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy?
Soft-Tissue Reconstruction in Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy: Current Evidence and Future Directions.
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