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Luxation of the globe and Crouzon's disease--the first reported case in Singapore.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9046217     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of spontaneous luxation of the globe and Crouzon's disease is described. The luxation was reduced under general anaesthesia. Bilateral permanent tarsorrhaphies were performed to prevent further luxations and to decrease the lagophthalmos and corneal exposure. There was also mild bilateral optic atrophy and a left superior oblique palsy. The patient exhibited turricephaly, maxillary hypoplasia and shallow orbits with proptosis. Major reconstructive surgery is not indicated as the patient is already 9 years old and has no mental impairment.
L Lim; P K Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  1996 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-04     Completed Date:  1997-04-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  SINGAPORE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  553-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Craniofacial Dysostosis / complications*
Exophthalmos / etiology*,  therapy
Comment In:
Singapore Med J. 1997 Apr;38(4):185   [PMID:  9269403 ]

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