madarosis


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madarosis

(ˌmædəˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) the abnormal loss of eyebrows or eyelashes

madarosis

the loss of hair, especially of the eyelashes, as a result of disease.
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The eyelashes enhancing agent industry remains influenced by various factors, ranging from the innovative developments in cosmetic formulations, to high prevalence of eye inflammations, such as madarosis and blepharitis, which lead to thinning and loss of eyelashes.
Increasing Prevalence Of Eye Inflammations Such As Madarosis And Blepharitis (Impact Weightage - 35%)
* Eye changes--superciliary and ciliary madarosis, superficial punctate keratitis, iris pearls, iritis, iridocyclitis, secondary cataracts, glaucoma, cranial nerve palsies occur in the later stages.
Case-patient 1 was a 38-year-old woman from Oroshi with a 5-month history of trachomatous trichiasis (TT), pain, madarosis, blepharitis, and conjunctivitis in both eyes.
By examining the hair, skin, and nails, we are able to diagnose internal organ diseases such as liver failure (jaundice, veins on stomach), thyroid disease (madarosis), sarcoidosis, and infectious diseases (cutaneous manifestations of HIV), diabetes (acanthosis nigricans, tripe palm), polycystic ovary syndrome (acne, hirsutism), and porphyria, just to name a few.
(33) Chronic infestation of the eyelashes can also damage the follicles leading to lash disorders such as misdirected eyelashes, trichiasis or madarosis. (29) Demodex brevis contribute to MGD by physically blocking and plugging the gland orifice, preventing the movement of lipids into the tear film.
Bilateral madarosis and ulcers in hands and feet were common features.
A los 34 anos de edad presento empeoramiento de su condicion clinica con madarosis, ausencia de pestanas, rinorrea sero-sanguinolenta seguida de epifora constante, lesiones cutaneas que fueron aumentando en numero y extension.
Mientras que a la exploracion oftalmologica los signos mas caracteristicos incluyen presencia de cilindros en la base de las pestanas, triquiasis, madarosis, disfuncion de las glandulas de Meibomio, inflamacion de los bordes palpebrales e inflamacion de la conjuntiva.
Se evaluan los parpados y las pestanas, donde se observa tambien si hay edema, redundancia y laxitud de tejidos, presencia de crecimiento anomalo de las pestanas, pestanas ausentes (madarosis), pestanas blancas (poliosis) o, al contrario, supernumerarias y desordenadas (triquiasis); asi mismo, presencia de secreciones que puedan estar adheridas, descamacion o masas que puedan indicar la presencia de orzuelos o chalazion.
Examen anterior de 46 indigenas pertenecientes a la OREWA Variables n (%) Alteracion de las cejas Ninguna 45 (97,8) Madarosis 1(2,2) Alteracion de las pestanas Ninguna 42 (91,3) Atriquia en parpado inferior 1 (2,2) Distriquiasis 3 (6,5) Alteracion de los parpados Ninguna 42 (91,3) Queratosis seborreica 1 (2,2) Ptosis izquierda 2 (4,3) Epicanto medial bilateral 1 (2,2) Alteraciones en la conjuntiva Ninguna 20 (43,4) Pinguecula 3 (6,6) Pterigio 23 (50) Alteraciones en la cornea Ninguna 45 (97,8) Camara anterior estrecha 1 (2,2) Alteraciones en el cristalino Ninguna 44 (95,7) Opacidad del cristalino 1 (2,2) Cataratas bilaterales 1 (2,2) Alteraciones en el iris Ninguna 45 (97,8) Sin dato 1 (2,2) Fuente autores Tabla 4.