291 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.[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] Physical examination Visual acuity, pupil exam, extraocular movement, slit-lamp exam, fundus exam, eyelid measurements ( retraction, lid lag, lagophthalmos, Von Graefe's sign[eyewiki.aao.org] 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: 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]

  • Failure of Lid Closure

    The degree of lagophthalmos can be minor (obscure lagophthalmos), or quite obvious.[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]

  • 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] , by simultaneously affecting both elements of the pathology (lagophthalmos and trophic ulcerative keratitis of central localization) and creating an artificial pupil.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] This tearing malfunction is aggravated by the chronic ectropion and eyelid retraction that produce lagophthalmos and secondary exposure keratopathy.[emedicine.medscape.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]

  • Esophoria

    PMID 9644668 . v t e Diseases of the human eye ( H00–H59 360–379 ) Adnexa Eyelid Inflammation Stye Chalazion Blepharitis Entropion Ectropion Lagophthalmos Blepharochalasis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Ochoa Syndrome

    Nocturnal lagophthalmos in children with urofacial syndrome (Ochoa): a novel sign.[rarediseases.org]

  • Mobius Syndrome

    Lower eyelid surgery for lagophthalmos in Mobius and Poland-Mobius syndromes.[rarediseases.org] Möbius syndrome is a congenital condition characterized by strabismus, lagophthalmos, neurodevelopmental abnormalities, autism and sometimes limb and pectoral abnormalities[eyewiki.aao.org] Signs & Symptoms Paralysis of the ocular sphincter is common and ends up in lagophthalmos, cornea however is intact since usually vertical movements are preserved, preventing[eyewiki.aao.org]

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