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282 Possible Causes for Symblepharon

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    He underwent symblepharon lysis and placement of an amniotic membrane wrapped around a symblepharon ring.[] He underwent symblepharon release surgery with mucous membrane graft in both eyes. Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis surgery was later performed on the left eye.[] We describe the intraoperative difficulties encountered in cases of ocular Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a result of a poor ocular surface, the presence of symblepharon, and[]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    The purpose of this study is to describe a novel technique using amniotic membrane suture-fixated onto custom-designed symblepharon rings in a patient with acute toxic epidermal[] […] severe chronic ocular complications (chronic ocular manifestation score 8), including keratinization, corneal conjunctivalization, mucocutaneous junction involvement, or symblepharon[] The most common physical complications identified in the medical examination were post-inflammatory skin changes (77%), cutaneous scars (46%), dry eyes (44%), symblepharon[]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    There was scarring of the entire face, bilaterally severely scarred retracted eye lids with incomplete lid closure (Fig 1 ), loss of eye lashes, scarred conjunctiva with symblepharon[] […] splenomegaly, acroosteolysis, osteopenia and compression fractures.The patients may have ophthalmological changes in the form of photophobia, kerato-conjunctivitis, ectropion, symblepharon[] […] incomplete lid closure in the left eye, scarred conjunctival and scleral alterations with conjunctival hyperkeratotic plaques in the left eye, bilaterally scarred eye lids with symblepharon[]

  • Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

    […] cicatricial pemphigoid, encompasses a group of chronic subepithelial autoimmune blistering diseases that predominantly affect the oral cavity and the eyes (conjunctivitis and symblepharon[] Examination was notable for symblepharon of the right eye and impetigo-like lesions on the face and neck.[] Case report of a 17-year-old girl who presented with worsening dyspnea, skin rash, and bilateral ocular injection, symblepharon, and fornix foreshortening.[]

  • Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis

    These atypical cases often showed a fine papillary conjunctival reaction on the upper tarsus, subconjunctival scarring, and in 1 case severe symblepharon.[] Ocular involvement, such as atopic keratoconjunctivitis, characteristically includes conjunctival and corneal inflammation, and in a severe form, conjunctival scarring, symblepharon[] RESULTS: Significant keratopathy developed in 70% of patients, corneal neovascularization in 60%, fornix foreshortening in 25%, and symblepharon in 20% during the course of[]

  • Symblepharon

    symblepharon), or comprise the whole eyelid (total symblepharon).[] A symblepharon is a partial or complete adhesion of the palpebral conjunctiva of the eyelid to the bulbar conjunctiva of the eyeball.[] Two case reports are presented in which patients with epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) develop symblepharon during the course of their infection.[]

  • Chemical Burn of the Cornea

    Images: Image 1: Anterior symblepharon after a severe alkali burn.[] The deepithelialized conjunctival surfaces tend to fuse and form symblepharon bands.[] In cases of severe conjunctivocorneal burns where one expects symblepharon formation, it is most essential to keep the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva apart.[]

  • Seborrheic Blepharitis

    PURPOSE: To assess the effect of minocycline on the ocular flora in patients with acne rosacea or blepharitis. METHODS: A total of ten patients were enrolled in this prospective study, with six patients diagnosed with acne rosacea with concomitant meibomianitis, two patients with acne rosacea without concomitant[…][]

  • Pterygium

    […] was performed for the treatment of symblepharon after pterygium surgery, with satisfactory outcomes.[] No other intra/postoperative complications such as tear in the graft, excessive bleeding, scleral necrosis, graft necrosis, pannus formation, or symblepharon occurred in both[] Mitomycin C, amniotic membrane transplantation and limbal conjunctival autograft for treating multirecurrent pterygia with symblepharon and motility restriction.[]

  • Scleritis and Episcleritis

    PURPOSE: To describe the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in eyes with active anterior scleritis and compare the findings to those with episcleritis and normal controls. DESIGN: Prospective evaluation of a diagnostic test. METHODS: We included a total of 30 eyes of 30 patients with unilateral anterior[…][]

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