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17 Possible Causes for Singed Eyebrows

  • Electrocution by Lightning

    He wasn't very impressed; I think he threw a skeptical glance at my not-flaming hair and un-singed eyebrows. But I really was hit by lightning![gawker.com]

  • Smoke Inhalation Injury

    Smoke inhalation injury portends increased morbidity and mortality in fire-exposed patients. Upper airway thermal burns, inflammation from lower airway irritants, and systemic effects of carbon monoxide and cyanide can contribute to injury. A standardized diagnostic protocol for inhalation injury is lacking, and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    eyebrows, carbonaceous sputum, history of working near organic solvents or toxic chemicals Inhalation injury History of needing water rescue, hypothermia Near drowning Fever[aafp.org] History of institutionalization or mental retardation, decreased Glasgow Coma Scale score Aspiration History of drug abuse, especially inhalational Drug toxicity Facial burns, singed[aafp.org]

  • Corneal Burn

    Corneal burn grade IV usually leads to blindness. Several different surgical techniques remain challenging owing to the extensive tissue damage. Here, we introduce a novel technique with a 15 mm corneoscleral and limbal homologous graft combined with sequential autologous corneal removal ab interno, with a vitrectomy[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Soap

    The skin around the entrance site (root of the nose) was densely covered with blackish soot and powder particles, whereas the eyebrows and eyelashes showed singeing of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ventilation Pneumonitis

    eyebrows, carbonaceous sputum, history of working near organic solvents or toxic chemicals Inhalation injury History of needing water rescue, hypothermia Near drowning Fever[aafp.org] History of institutionalization or mental retardation, decreased Glasgow Coma Scale score Aspiration History of drug abuse, especially inhalational Drug toxicity Facial burns, singed[aafp.org]

  • Burn Injury

    If the patient has thermal burns, the signs of inhalation burns are facial burns, hoarseness, soot in the nose or mouth, carbon in the sputum, lip edema, and singed eyebrows[journals.lww.com] Singeing of the eyebrows and around the nose. Carbon deposits and acute inflammatory changes in the oropharynx. Carbon particles seen in sputum. Hoarseness.[patient.info] […] nasal hairs, eyelashes and eyebrows Neck or facial burns.[dsslaw.com]

  • Inhalation Burn

    […] nasal hair, eyebrows or eyelashes; Soot in the saliva, sputum, nose or mouth.[vicburns.org.au] […] if: Exposure to fire and smoke in an enclosed setting; Hoarseness or change in voice; Harsh cough; stridor; Burns to the face; head and neck swelling; inflamed oropharynx Singed[vicburns.org.au]

  • Blepharospasm

    If you are experiencing any of these symptoms you can temporarily relieve the spasm by looking down, lifting a trigger point such as an eyebrow, whistling, singing, or humming[eyelidmd.com] The spasms may be transiently alleviated by pulling on an upper eyelid or an eyebrow, pinching the neck, talking, humming, yawning, singing, sleeping, relaxation, reading,[bcm.edu]

  • Benign Essential Blepharospasm

    If you are experiencing any of these symptoms you can temporarily relieve the spasm by looking down, lifting a trigger point such as an eyebrow, whistling, singing, or humming[eyelidmd.com] The spasms may be transiently alleviated by pulling on an upper eyelid or an eyebrow, pinching the neck, talking, humming, yawning, singing, sleeping, relaxation, reading,[bcm.edu]

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