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Descriptor English: Facial Asymmetry
Descriptor Spanish: Asimetría Facial
Descriptor Portuguese: Assimetria Facial
Descriptor French: Asymétrie faciale
Entry term(s): Asymmetries, Facial
Asymmetry, Facial
Facial Asymmetries
Tree number(s): C23.300.505
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005146
Scope note: Congenital or acquired asymmetry of the face.
Annotation: if congen use /congen; do not confuse with FACIAL HEMIATROPHY; since asymmetry is lateral, long face syndrome does not go here: index under FACIAL BONES /abnorm (IM) + MALOCCLUSION or specific type (IM) + SYNDROME (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Face (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
Related: Facies MeSH
DeCS ID: 5247
Unique ID: D005146
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/16
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Facial Asymmetry - Preferred
Concept UI M0008110
Scope note Congenital or acquired asymmetry of the face.
Preferred term Facial Asymmetry
Entry term(s) Asymmetries, Facial
Asymmetry, Facial
Facial Asymmetries



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