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Arch Hellen Med, 27(5), September-October 2010, 742-752


Hematologic dyscrasias caused by medication. –
C. Dyscrasias of the platelet series and disturbances of the coagulation mechanism

Clinic of Internal Medicine, General Hospital of Corinth, University of Peloponnese, School of Social Sciences, Corinth, Greece

The human face is a part of the body with a special significance. Apart from the evidence of everyday experience, several scientific studies have proven that the facial esthetic image exerts a significant impact on personal behavior and on social relationships and interactions. The human brain governs the appropriate neural mechanisms for evaluating facial beauty, but no one can define with accuracy the meaning of this beauty. Four parameters have been proposed as the regulating factors for the grading of the beauty of a face. These parameters are average characteristics, symmetry, sexual dimorphism and a youthful image. These parameters may have been created through the process of evolution, or they may be just by-products of the procedure with which the brain elaborates information.

Key words: Esthetics, Evolution, Human face.

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