entropion

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entropion

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

en·tro·pi·on

, entropium
n. entropión, inversión del párpado.
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entropion

n entropión m, inversión f hacia dentro del párpado inferior
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The causes of cicatricial entropion were as follows: secondary to postsurgical scar (n = 13), Steven-Johnson syndrome (n = 2), longstanding antiglaucoma drops usage (n = 2), chemical burn (n = 1), postradiotherapy (n = 1), and involutional change in the eyelid (n = 1).
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.
Extensive conjunctival burns can lead to long-term consequences including symblepharon, cicatricial entropion and ectropion, and trichiasis that may further complicate the presentations [2, 9-14].
Corneal scarring, xerophthalmia, ankyloblepharon uveitis, cataract, symblephara, cicatricial entropion or ectropion, and trichiasis may occur subsequently [42-46].
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.