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Congenital primary upper eyelid entropion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6726557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of primary congenital upper eyelid entropion ( PCUEE ) is reviewed. The author proposes a congenital shortness of the levator muscle with anomalous insertion onto the tarsal plate as the etiology, and a new simplified surgical correction is described. The classification of PCUEE as a syndrome with multiple congenital anomalies is supported, and the need for a complete systemic evaluation is stressed. Congenital primary upper eyelid entropion is an exceedingly rare condition. In 1969, Hiles and Wilder reviewed the 13 known cases in the ophthalmic literature, and presented a new case. They suggested the possibility that congenital upper eyelid entropion was part of a syndrome involving multiple systemic anomalies. Surgical correction of the ectropion is usually necessitated by corneal erosion secondary to trichiasis, and a multifarious assortment of surgical procedures has been described. The following is a case report of primary congenital upper eyelid entropion which corroborates the categorization as a syndrome, suggests a pathophysiologic abnormality of the eyelid as the etiology, and describes a new, simplified technique of surgical repair.
Authors:
T A Zak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0191-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Publication Date:    1984 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-09     Completed Date:  1984-07-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7901143     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple
Corpus Callosum / abnormalities
Entropion / congenital*,  surgery
Eyelids / surgery*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Methods
Surgery, Plastic
Syndrome

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