Also often referred to as Congenital Infiltrating Lipomatosis of the Face (CIL-F).
A noninheritable, ultra-rare craniofacial overgrowth syndrome affecting one half
of the face. Typically noticable at birth by the asymmetrical cheeks.
The condition is caused by a spontanious mutation in the PIK3CA gene. A diagnosis on a spectrum of diseases called PROS, PIK3CA Related Overgrowth Spectrum.
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