Possible Causes for Lower Lid Ectropion in USA

  • Miller Dieker Syndrome
    Lower Lid Ectropion

    Miller-Dieker syndrome is a rare disorder with contiguous gene deletion that is characterized by lissencephaly, distinct facial and other congenital anomalies. It is associated with seizures, mental delay, and early death. Miller-Dieker syndrome (MDS), is a disorder with abnormal neuronal migration during brain…[1]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria
    Ectropion Symblepharon

    Erythropoietic porphyria (EP), or congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP), results from a deficiency of an enzyme in the pathway for heme synthesis. This leads to the accumulation of toxic porphyrins, which make tissues photosensitive. The major manifestations are blistering skin conditions, often severe and…[2]

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    Ectropion

    Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma refers to a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma characterized by abnormal proliferation of skin-homing T cells. Solid tumors may develop in the skin and eventually, degenerated cells may spread to lymph nodes. The two most common subtypes of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma are Mycosis fungoides and…[3]

  • Bell's Palsy
    Ectropion Lagophthalmos

    Facial nerve paralysis is a condition characterized by paralysis of one or all of the branches of the facial nerve. Bell’s palsy is unilateral weakness of the muscles of the face. It occurs when there is an injury to the seventh cranial nerve leading to drooping of one half of the face. It is also known as idiopathic…[4]

  • T-Cell Lymphoma
    Ectropion

    T-cell lymphoma refers to the cancer affecting the lymphatic system, one of the most important part of the immune system. Most of these are very aggressive cancers with poor prognosis. Clinical manifestation of T-cell lymphoma depends on the type of lymphoma and the organs involved. Most of the T-cell lymphomas…[5]

  • Seborrheic Blepharitis
    Blepharitis Ectropion Symblepharon
  • Old Age
    Ectropion
  • Eye Surgery Complication
    Ectropion
  • Ulcerative Blepharitis
    Blepharitis Ectropion
  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum
    Ectropion

    Xeroderma pigmentosum, or XP, is a disorder characterized by dry, pigmented skin, and hypersensitivity to sunlight. It is also manifested as premature aging of the skin, and cutaneous malignancy in childhood. Xeroderma pigmentosum is an autosomal recessive condition and hence family history will be generally absent.…[6]

Further symptoms

References

  1. Miller Dieker Syndrome, Symptoma
  2. Erythropoietic Porphyria, Symptoma
  3. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Symptoma
  4. Bell's Palsy, Symptoma
  5. T-Cell Lymphoma, Symptoma
  6. Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Symptoma