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68 Possible Causes for Thickened Upper Eyelids

  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B

    Both eyes also displayed thickened upper and lower eyelids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Both upper and lower eyelids were thickened and a nodular neuroma was detected on the left upper conjunctival eyelid margin (Fig. 2A ).[healio.com] RESULTS: All patients had prominent corneal nerves, thickened eyelids, mild ptosis and eversion of the upper eyelids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Coffin-Lowry Syndrome

    thickened upper eyelids and downslanting eyelid slits Broad nasal bridge having thick cartilage (septum) Thick prominent lips with prominent chin and underdeveloped upper[medindia.net] […] eyes, thickened upper eyelids, a broad nasal bridge with a thick dividing cartilage (septum), thick prominent lips, an open mouth, prominent chin and ears.[rarediseases.org] Facial features in affected individuals include the following: Prominent forehead with thickened eyebrow ridges and narrowed temples Few hair on the scalp Wide-set eyes with[medindia.net]

  • Acromegaly - Cutis verticis gyrata - Corneal Leukoma Syndrome

    […] lips (without a true ’double lip’), overgrowth of the intraoral mucosa resulting in exaggerated rugae and frenula, and thickened upper eyelids leading to narrow palpebral[e-kjgm.org] Thickened and ptotic upper eyelids are a common feature of PDP. This floppy eyelid syndrome was first described by Culbertson and Ostler in 1981.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] oral mucosa and is known as Hughes syndrome after the first case report presented by Hughes et al. in 1985, 1) who described a syndrome of acromegaloid facial features: thickened[e-kjgm.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Prognathism

    […] lips (without a true ’double lip’), overgrowth of the intraoral mucosa resulting in exaggerated rugae and frenula, and thickened upper eyelids leading to narrow palpebral[e-kjgm.org] […] oral mucosa and is known as Hughes syndrome after the first case report presented by Hughes et al. in 1985, 1) who described a syndrome of acromegaloid facial features: thickened[e-kjgm.org]

  • Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides

    Note bilateral dermatochalasis, thinned eyebrows, reddish, rugged skin on forehead and slight thickening of the right upper eyelid compared to the left.[nature.com] The patient underwent bilateral blepharoplasties and in view of the clinical observations above, the right upper eyelid specimen (that would have otherwise been discarded)[nature.com] Figure 1 (a) Clinical appearance of the eyelids.[nature.com]

  • Lipoid Proteinosis

    Eyelid beading (moniliform blepharosis) was present over bilateral upper and lower eyelids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Beaded, skin coloured waxy papules were present along the margins of upper eyelids. acneform scars were present over the nose.[e-ijd.org] Carbon dioxide laser surgery of thickened vocal cords and beaded eyelid papules have improved these symptoms for patients.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Vernal Conjunctivitis

    It is characterized by the presence of cobblestonelike bumps on the upper eyelid.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Chemosis and a characteristic dermatoblepharitis with hyperemia, edema and lichenification of the medial upper first and then lower eyelid, are common.[msdmanuals.com] There may also be swelling and thickening of the conjunctiva, a mucus discharge, itching, and sensitivity to light.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Trachoma

    In this stage, your eye is now highly infectious and becomes irritated, with a thickening or swelling of the upper eyelid. Eyelid scarring.[mayoclinic.com] It is characterized by white lumps in the undersurface of the upper eyelid (conjunctival follicles or lymphoid germinal centres) and by non-specific inflammation and thickening[en.wikipedia.org] Five or more follicles — small bumps that contain lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell — are visible with magnification on the inner surface of your upper eyelid (conjunctiva[mayoclinic.com]

  • Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

    The upper eyelids are also thickened. Typical facial features may resemble that of acromegaly and tends to emerge only after adolescence.[doi.org] Thickened and ptotic upper eyelids are a common feature of PDP. This floppy eyelid syndrome was first described by Culbertson and Ostler in 1981.[emedicine.medscape.com] At the extreme end of the clinical spectrum, massive thickening and furrowing of the skin of the forehead and scalp resembles the gyral pattern of the brain, a condition known[doi.org]

  • Angiofibroma

    RESULTS: Clinical examination showed nonpitting lymphedema affecting both upper and lower eyelids, with orange peel skin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Orbital magnetic resonance imaging revealed diffuse thickening of the preseptal structures in the eyelids without extension to the orbit.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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