Parry-Romberg syndrome with migraine and intracranial aneurysm

Anna Pichiecchio, Carla Uggetti, Maria Grazia Egitto, Federico Zappoli

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Parry-Romberg syndrome or progressive facial hemiatrophy (PFH) is a rare disease of unknown etiology characterized by atrophy of the skin and subcutaneous tissue on one side of the face. The authors present the case of a 32-year-old woman with PFH who had migraine and an intracranial aneurysm. The findings support the hypothesis that the disease could be related to a neural crest migration disorder, from which both fronto-nasal mass and cranial vessels take origin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-608
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 27 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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