263 Possible Causes for Lagophthalmos

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    Associated ophthalmic symptoms include lagophthalmos, blepharochalasis, swollen eyelids, burning sensation of the eyes, corneal opacities, retrobulbar neuritis, and exophthalmos[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In thyroid orbitopathy, eyelid retraction and lagophthalmos often accompany bilateral eyelid edema. The skin may be erythematous, but is not thickened.[annsaudimed.net] Associated ophthalmic findings include retrobulbar neuritis, lagophthalmos, corneal opacity, and keratoconjunctivitis sicca. 15 The management of MRS is difficult.[annsaudimed.net]

  • Exophthalmos

    A proptotic eye not adequately protected by the lids, as with lagophthalmos, can develop exposure punctuate keratopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] Examination: the orbit - look for lid swelling, engorged conjunctival and episcleral vessels and lagophthalmos/incomplete lid closure.[medigoo.com] The orbit Look for lid swelling, engorged conjunctival and episcleral vessels and lagophthalmos/incomplete lid closure.[patient.info]

  • Bell's Palsy

    Also, a Bell’s palsy patient may need eye protection, as patients who are dealing with total facial paralysis sometimes struggle to close their eyes completely (lagophthalmos[facialparalysisinstitute.com] Lagophthalmos (pronounced lag-op-thal-mus): This is an inability to close the affected eye, which if prolonged may result in eye dryness and/or corneal ulceration.[facialpalsy.org.uk]

  • Entropion

    Before and After Ptosis Surgery Bilateral Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty & Ptosis Repair Ptosis Repair Lagophthalmos Lagophthalmos (lag-ahf-thal-mus) is a condition in which[cockerhammd.com] Ectropion Entropion Ptosis Lagophthalmos Ectropion Introduction Ectropion is an eyelid malposition in which the lower eyelid turns outward and does not touch the eye.[cockerhammd.com]

  • Central Corneal Ulcer

    Abstract The outcomes of keratitis in lagophthalmos occurring due to various causes despite therapeutic measures are generally poor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] from disturbances in corneal nutrition secondary to vitamin A or protein malnutrition, or from corneal exposure due to eyelid injuries or defective closure of the lids (lagophthalmos[healthcentral.com] Ulcer with lagophthalmos It is a primary corneal ulcer in the lower 1/3 of cornea caused by corneal exposure.[eyescure.com]

  • Failure of Lid Closure

    The degree of lagophthalmos can be minor (obscure lagophthalmos), or quite obvious. It is often caused by an anomaly of the eyelid that prevents full closure.[en.wikipedia.org] Another type of lagophthalmos is seen in some people during sleep, called nocturnal lagophthalmos.[waterdownoptometric.ca] Related causes of lagophthalmos include: Cicatrices.[aao.org]

  • Ectropion

    Before and After Ptosis Surgery Bilateral Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty & Ptosis Repair Ptosis Repair Lagophthalmos Lagophthalmos (lag-ahf-thal-mus) is a condition in which[cockerhammd.com] […] face with loss of forehead wrinkles, eyebrow drooping, elevation of the upper eyelid, ptosis (drooping) and ectropion (outturning) of the lower eyelid, epiphora (tearing), lagophthalmos[eyelids.net] This tearing malfunction is aggravated by the chronic ectropion and eyelid retraction that produce lagophthalmos and secondary exposure keratopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Punctate Keratitis

    In base al termine ricercato questi esempi potrebbero contenere parole colloquiali. superficial punctate keratitis , lagophthalmos, eye irritation, photophobia, lacrimation[context.reverso.net] […] superficiale, lagoftalmo, irritazione dell'occhio, fotofobia, lacrimazione special form of inflammation of the cornea (superficial punctate keratitis ), inability to close eye (lagophthalmos[context.reverso.net]

  • Electric Cataract

    She suffered from lagophthalmos and slight conjunctival congestion in the right eye.[asianjo.com] Keywords Electric cataract, lagophthalmos, chorioretinal lesion, subcapsular vacuoles, high-voltage electric current Kugler Publications[asianjo.com]

  • Keratopathy

    Lagophthalmos with or without exposure keratopathy may be present at night in some healthy individuals (nocturnal lagophthalmos ).[nhp.gov.in] Lagophthalmos Lagophthalmos is the inability to close the eyelids completely.[eyewiki.aao.org] PHYSICAL EXAM • External examination may demonstrate: - Failure of lids to close fully on blink or voluntary closure (lagophthalmos). - Decreased frequency of blink.[slideshare.net]

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