entropion

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entropion

(ɛnˈtrəʊpɪən; ɛnˈtrəʊpɪˌɒn)
n
(Pathology) the turning inwards of the edge of the eyelid
Translations

en·tro·pi·on

, entropium
n. entropión, inversión del párpado.

entropion

n entropión m, inversión f hacia dentro del párpado inferior
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The underlying cause of cicatricial entropion is chronic tarsoconjunctival inflammation and cicatrization.
Marginal entropion is a mild form of cicatricial entropion associated with chronic eyelid inflammation.
2,3) Patients with shortened fornices, cicatricial changes or subconjunctival fibrosis were categorized as cicatricial entropion and excluded.
5) Many cases of cicatricial entropion treated with the tarsal fracture procedure appear in the literature.
Successful results have been reported by applying these methods to treat cicatricial entropion arising from various factors.
13) reported that in cicatricial entropion cases, the success rate of tarsal fracture surgery was 80% in one study and 96.
Secondary bacterial infection often occurs which compounds the scarring and leads to cicatricial entropion or ectropion.
Cicatricial entropion most often occurs in tropical regions of the world where trachoma is the most common cause.