Sunday, April 5, 2015

Study group discussion: Facies in medicine

Mitral facies - Malar erythema.

Hippocratic facies - Acute peritonitis.

Typhoid facies - Severe malaria.

Adenoid facies - Adenoids.

Chipmunk facies - Malar prominence, in Thalassemia.

Hepatic facies - liver failure.

Leonine facies - coarse features, leprosy.

Facies leprosa - Falling of teeth and nasal bridge depression in leprosy.

Mask face - Parkinsonism.

Cushing's face - Moon like round.

Hutchinson's facies - The peculiar facial expression produced by the
drooping eyelids and motionless eyes in external ophthalmoplegia.

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