This clinical rarity is a result of a damage of the motor branch of of trigeminal nerve.
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The diagnosis was established with MRI.
The main imaging features of the disease are (Fig.1):
- Visible asymmetry of the face
- Unilateral atrophy and fatty infiltration of mastication muscles
- Marked atrophy of mandibular condyle and mandibular ramus
- Deviation of the jaw.
Possible levels of affection can be:
- The main motor branch
- Its distal distal branches.
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