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n. blefarocalasis, relajación o caída del párpado superior por pérdida de elasticidad del tejido intersticial.
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As double lip could be associated with blepharochalasis and non-toxic thyroid enlargement, the same was ruled out by a complete clinical examination.
The acquired form of double lip may be secondary to trauma and oral habit, and may develop in association with Ascher's syndrome which consists of the triad of blepharochalasis, nontoxic thyroid enlargement and double lip.
Conditions may make an upper eyelid appear low (pseudoptosis), including a hypertropia on the contralateral side, microphthalmos, blepharochalasis, phthisis bulbi, dermatochala-sis, or a superior sulcus defect secondary to trauma or cicatrix.
Blepharochalasis is a disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of painless edema of the eyelid skin, which leads to atrophy and relaxation of the eyelid structures and ptosis.
Key Words: Blepharochalasis, eyelid edema, recurrent angioedema, ptosis
Koursh DM, Modjtahedi SP, Selva D, Leibovitch I: The blepharochalasis syndrome.