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Parry-Romberg syndrome and morphoea en coup de sabre
  1. Bevin Bhoyrul,
  2. Sheila Clark
  1. Department of Dermatology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bevin Bhoyrul, Dermatology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK; bevin.bhoyrul{at}

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A healthy 15-year-old girl presented with a 4-year history of a linear patch of alopecia and a sunken-in appearance of the left side of the face. Physical examination showed a 6.0×1.5 cm hypopigmented, atrophic, hairless patch extending longitudinally from the forehead into the left frontal scalp and significant atrophy of the left temple and cheek (figure 1). Laboratory investigations, including antinuclear and antidouble-stranded DNA antibodies, were unremarkable. MRI of the brain revealed no abnormality. She was diagnosed with …

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