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587 Possible Causes for Blepharoptosis, Lacrimation

  • Blepharitis

    Instead, it is likely an adaptive response of the ocular surface to the lack of tears, possibly increasing meibum fluidity, thus enhancing lacrimal film stability.[] PURPOSE: The purpose of the study is to evaluate the causes of inflammation in Demodex-induced blepharitis by analyzing cytokine levels in lacrimal fluid.[] Common symptoms include itching and burning of the eyelid margins and conjunctival irritation with lacrimation, photosensitivity, and foreign body sensation.[]

  • Conjunctivitis

    […] herpes zoster histologic Histopathology ichthyosis immune incontinentia pigmenti infection infiltrate inflammation inflammatory involvement keratitis KEY CLINICAL POINTS lacrimal[] Symptoms are hyperemia, lacrimation, irritation, and discharge. Diagnosis is clinical.[]

  • Anterior Uveitis

    Discharge—absent, but lacrimation may be excessive. Vision—ranges from normal in early and mild presentations to greatly reduced in severe cases.[] (Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases) Arcus Senilis Arcus, Corneal (Arcus Senilis) Asthenopia Astigmatism Astrocytoma, Malignant, Optic Nerve (Optic Nerve Glioma) Atrophies, Gyrate[] Optic Neuropathy (Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic) Anterior Uveitides (Uveitis, Anterior) Anton Syndrome (Blindness, Cortical) Aphakia Aphakia, Postcataract Apparatus Disease, Lacrimal[]

  • Graves Disease

    The eye muscle involvement pattern raised suspicion, and the high IgG4 level with positive histology of the lacrimal gland confirmed the diagnosis of immunoglobulin G4-related[] Further signs that may be seen on physical examination are most commonly a diffusely enlarged (usually symmetric), nontender thyroid, lid lag, excessive lacrimation due to[] It is characterized by orbital pain, lacrimation, irritation, photophobia, increased retro-orbital tissue, exophthalmos, and lymphocytic infiltration of the extraocular muscles[]

  • Congenital Ptosis

    Lacrimal gland prolapse is an important, though uncommon, feature found in craniofacial abnormalities as well as in cases of poor function congenital ptosis.[] Until now, no study has investigated the refractive status in Asian children with congenital blepharoptosis.[] […] apparatus Q10.5 Congenital stenosis and stricture of lacrimal duct Q10.6 Other congenital malformations of lacrimal apparatus Q10.7 Congenital malformation of orbit Q11 Anophthalmos[]

  • Trachoma

    Initial symptoms are conjunctival hyperemia, eyelid edema, photophobia, and lacrimation.[] It is characterized initially by inflammation, pain, photophobia, and lacrimation.[] Lacrimal sac Chronic dacryocystitis 15. 1.[]

  • Blepharoptosis

    A case report on lacrimal ductal cyst causing unilateral blepharoptosis K Nakauchi , N Katori , Y Imagawa , T Yamada Department of Oculoplastic, Seirei Hamamatsu Hospital,[] All of the patients had mild (1-2 mm) or moderate (3-4 mm) bilateral blepharoptosis and excellent or good levator function ( 8 mm).[] METHODS: Fifty-nine eyes of 36 patients with blepharoptosis without lacrimal duct obstruction or other eyelid diseases were examined.[]

  • Blepharophimosis-Epicanthus Inversus-Ptosis Syndrome

    […] of the lacrimal gland (LG) in blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES).[] BPES must be considered an important differential diagnosis in patients presenting with blepharoptosis and blepharophimosis.[] Source MeSH Blepharophimosis Blepharoptosis Chromosome Aberrations Chromosome Disorders Chromosomes, Human, Pair 3 Eyelids Female Genetic Linkage Humans Infertility, Female[]

  • Congenital Upper Palpebral Retraction

    The training involves plastic and reconstructive surgery of the periorbital and facial tissues including eyelids & eyebrows, cheeks, orbit, and lacrimal (tear) system.[] Introduction Upper eyelid blepharoptosis, commonly referred to as ptosis, is seen relatively commonly by ophthalmologists and neurologists.[] Ptosis BLEPHAROPTOSIS contributed by Amber Sheikh, University of Saskatchewan, and Jason Barton, University of British Columbia, Jan 2009 Blepharoptosis is an abnormally low[]

  • Blepharophimosis

    All the patients had bilateral severe blepharoptosis, epicanthus inversus, and flat dorsum nasi.[] The first case described in the literature was in a 9-month-old girl who had congenital absence of the lacrimal glands.[] Further investigation revealed bilateral absence of lacrimal glands confirmed by CT. This unique case and its management are discussed.[]

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