diagnostic facies


Diagnostic Facies

Some facial characteristics are so typical of certain diseases that they immediately suggest the diagnosis. These are pathognomic to certain disease and are called diagnostic facies. Some of the important diagnostic facies are: Acromegalic facies (Acromegaly) Large supraorbital ridge and frontal bossing, thickened lips, enlarge tongue, lower jaw firm and square (protruding jaw = prognathism) […]

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