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159 Possible Causes for Symblepharon

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  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He underwent symblepharon release surgery with mucous membrane graft in both eyes. Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis surgery was later performed on the left eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A glass rod can be used for symblepharon lysis, although this may be ineffective. A symblepharon ring can be useful in severe cases in cooperative patients.[aao.org]

  • Camptodactyly Syndrome Type Guadalajara III

    Social Abstract A Mexican family is presented with the main clinical features of camptodactyly, a distinctive facial appearance because of ocular hypertelorism, telecanthus, symblepharon[insights.ovid.com] Weak chin Weak jaw [ more ] 0000278 Short neck Decreased length of neck 0000470 Small hypothenar eminence 0010487 Small thenar eminence 0001245 Spina bifida occulta 0003298 Symblepharon[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • 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[bjo.bmj.com] […] splenomegaly, acroosteolysis, osteopenia and compression fractures.The patients may have ophthalmological changes in the form of photophobia, kerato-conjunctivitis, ectropion, symblepharon[e-ijd.org] […] 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[bjo.bmj.com]

  • Seborrheic Blepharitis

    Abstract We report a case of seborrheic blepharitis treated with oral itraconazole during a short period. Direct examination using Parker KOH revealed numerous hyphae and spores of Malassezia in the scale. Low-dose itraconazole pulse therapy (200 mg daily, 7 days a month) was quite effective. This is the second[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scleritis and Episcleritis

    IMPORTANCE: With the increased use of data from electronic medical records for research, it is important to validate International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes for their respective diagnoses. OBJECTIVE: To assess the accuracy of using ICD-9 codes to identify ocular inflammatory diseases.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Symblepharon

    symblepharon), or comprise the whole eyelid (total symblepharon).[symptoma.com] A symblepharon is a partial or complete adhesion of the palpebral conjunctiva of the eyelid to the bulbar conjunctiva of the eyeball.[en.wikipedia.org] The remaining pseudopterygium became thinner after the operation and showed no symblepharon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also had blistering lesions on the roof of his mouth, trunk, and buttocks as well as bilateral conjunctival ulceration and symblepharon formation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: A 12-year-old girl presented with mild bilateral conjunctival cicatrization, symblepharon, and peripheral inflammatory keratitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis

    These atypical cases often showed a fine papillary conjunctival reaction on the upper tarsus, subconjunctival scarring, and in 1 case severe symblepharon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: Significant keratopathy developed in 70% of patients, corneal neovascularization in 60%, fornix foreshortening in 25%, and symblepharon in 20% during the course of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During clinical examination cicatricial conjunctivitis was noted in 5 patients, giant papillae in 4, symblepharon in 2, and entropion in 2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis

    Abstract Two case reports are presented in which patients with epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) develop symblepharon during the course of their infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] suffer from relatively more prominent and prolonged keratitis than the fellow eye Pseudomembrane formation may occur and can be complicated with conjunctival scarring and symblepharon[dro.hs.columbia.edu] Surgical management: Surgery is extremely rare for EKC and is reserved for severe cases with cicatricial conjunctivitis or symblepharon.[aimu.us]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    PURPOSE: 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] severe chronic ocular complications (chronic ocular manifestation score 8), including keratinization, corneal conjunctivalization, mucocutaneous junction involvement, or symblepharon[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common physical complications identified in the medical examination were post-inflammatory skin changes (77%), cutaneous scars (46%), dry eyes (44%), symblepharon[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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