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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Severe cases of entropion may require surgery to prevent the development of corneal ulcers from chronic irritation.
El periodo de incubacion es de 3 a 10 dias y los sintomas iniciales son epifora, inyeccion conjuntival y secrecion mucopurulenta; posteriormente pueden presentarse queratitis, triquiasis y entropion (31).
Contact lens use; dry eye disease; eyelid disorders such as entropion, ectropion, and lagophthalmos; ocular surgery; and long-term corticosteroid use are among the risk factors.
The common eye complications observed in leprosy include lagophthalmos, impaired corneal sensation, exposure keratopathy, corneal ulceration, corneal opacity, cataract, iridocyclitis, ectropion, entropion, trichiasis, secondary glaucoma, iris atrophy and chronic dacryocystitis.
Las causas de ulceras corneales en el estudio estuvieron relacionadas con el uso de lentes de contacto, triquiasis y entropion, como se describe en estudios de incidencia y prevalencia de ulceras corneales realizados en China y Londres por Ibrahim y Cols (5, 6, 7).
2 patients had epicanthus inversus, 5 patients with ectropion, 4 patients with entropion, 5 patients had lid coloboma, 3 had symblepharon.
Patients with a previous history of active ocular infection, ocular inflammation, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, contact lens wear, corneal dystrophies, dry eyes, ocular trauma, ocular surgery, glaucoma, uveitis, corneal opacities, pterygium, trichiasis, entropion or patients having pan- retinal photocoagulation were excluded from this study.
Correction of lower lid retraction combined with entropion using an ear cartilage graft in the anophthalmic socket.
These include horn sinuses and horn fractures, haematoma, otitis, hearing loss, keratoconjuctivitis, cherry eye, proptosis, uveitis, hypopyon, corneal ulcers, cataract, entropion, snoring, nasal polyps, brachycephalic airway syndrome, torticollosis, guttural pouch diseases, dysphagia, masticatory muscle myositis and neoplasms.
Entropion (or inverted eyelids) is a condition in which the eyelid--usually the lower eyelid--is turned inward.
As the inflammation resolves, there may be lid complication like entropion, ectropion, residual ptosis,lid scarring and necrosis with loss of normal pigmentation.
She had multiple conditions including entropion, a painful condition where the eyelids fold inwards, an infected facial abscess, ear and skin infections and thickening of all of the pads on her feet, resulting in thick horny growths which meant she could barely walk.