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71 Possible Causes for S-Shaped Eyelids

  • Blocked Tear Duct

    After my eyelid and laser surgery, I look as young as I feel. — George S.[oculuscosmetic.com] I’ve worked very hard on keeping my body in shape, but my puffy eyelids and wrinkles made me feel old and out of shape every time I looked in the mirror.[oculuscosmetic.com]

  • Orbital Disease

    Plexiform Neurofibromas Clinical Features Infiltrative, well-vascularized tumor within eyelid, orbit. Upper lid lesion: “bag of worms,” S-shaped eyelid.[entokey.com] The typical acute presentation of dacryoadenitis includes pain, enlargement of the lacrimal gland, an S-shaped ptosis of the upper eyelid, and tenderness to palpation.[nature.com] S-shaped eyelid deformity. Localized chemosis. Demographics All ages, men and women. Ophthalmic Findings Children may develop papillitis.[entokey.com]

  • Plexiform Neurofibroma

    Contributor: Meagan Seay, DO and Nasreen Syed, MD Plexiform neurofibromas are firm, rubbery lesions that may cause a typical S-shaped deformity of the upper eyelid.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] […] an S-shaped deformity.[eyewiki.aao.org] Like diffuse neurofibromas, they are typically poorly circumscribed and vascular. [1] Classic characteristics include a “bag-of-worms” consistency and eyelid involvement producing[eyewiki.aao.org]

  • Disorder of the Globe

    If a commercial instrument is not available, the eyelids can be separated with makeshift retractors fashioned by opening a paperclip to an S shape, then bending the U-shaped[merckmanuals.com] Gentle and careful use of eyelid retractors or an eyelid speculum makes it possible to open the lids.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Dacryoadenitis

    The swelling was greatest in the temporal half of the upper eyelids producing the characteristic S-shaped curve to the lid margin.[aaopt.org] shaped curve of the upper eyelid margin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Figure 1 Bilateral upper eyelid swelling, more prominent temporally, conferring an ‘S’-shaped contour to the margin.[nature.com]

  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    Plexiform neurofibroma characteristically produces an S-shaped contour to the eyelid which when palpated may feel like “a bag of worms.”[reviewofophthalmology.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Isolated Optic Atrophy

    Plexiform neurofibroma characteristically produces an S-shaped contour to the eyelid which when palpated may feel like “a bag of worms.”[reviewofophthalmology.com]

  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1

    : Thickening of upper lid S-shaped deformity "Bag of worms" sensation Congenital glaucoma ipsilateral to plexiform neurofibromas has been described as a variation of anterior[emedicine.com] […] an S-shaped deformity.[eyewiki.aao.org] […] orbitotemporal plexiform neurofibroma was present in 62%, primarily from ptosis and anisometropia. [4] The following are characteristics of plexiform neurofibromas of the eyelid[emedicine.com]

  • Optic Atrophy-Intellectual Disability Syndrome

    Plexiform neurofibroma characteristically produces an S-shaped contour to the eyelid which when palpated may feel like “a bag of worms.”[reviewofophthalmology.com]

  • Congenital Exophthalmos

    […] sometimes causing an S-shaped curvature of the upper eyelids.[aao.org] Plexiform neurofibromas often involve the lateral upper eyelids as well as the orbits, producing a “bag of worms” appearance and texture beneath the skin and conjunctiva and[aao.org]

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