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Congenital Entropion.
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PMID:  21301313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Entropion is a malposition of the eyelid causing an abnormal inversion of the eyelid margin. This results in symptomatic contact of the eyelashes with the surface of the globe resulting in corneal irritation. Symptoms primarily arise from irritation of the ocular surface. Corneal abrasions and scarring can occur. Although common in many canine breeds, it is rare in the pediatric congenital form and rarely reported in the literature. Success in treatment depends on diagnosing the appropriate cause and selecting a surgical procedure that adequately addresses the underlying abnormality. The authors describe a pediatric patient with congenital entropion and review the nature of the problem and its treatment options.
Authors:
Daniel Y Maman; Peter J Taub
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3708     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the *Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; and †Surgery and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital, New York, NY.
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