|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 255
A case of bilateral congenital ectropion
Amol Ganvir, Nayana Potdar, Chhaya A Shinde
Department of Ophthalmology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Date of Web Publication||31-Dec-2019|
Dr. Amol Ganvir
Department of Ophthalmology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Sion, Mumbai - 400 022, Maharashtra
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Ganvir A, Potdar N, Shinde CA. A case of bilateral congenital ectropion. Kerala J Ophthalmol 2019;31:255
A 3-year-old male child brought by his mother to ophthalmology outpatient department referred for bilateral lower lid eversion. He was second-degree consanguineous marriage at 37 weeks of gestation through normal vaginal delivery. No adverse obstetric history was observed. According to his mother, after birth, his body covered by dry parchment-like membrane. On ocular examination, the child has bilateral upper and lower lid ectropion with thickened anterior lamella [Figure 1]. Complete loss of eyelashes bilaterally over the lower eyelid and incomplete over the upper eyelid were noted. No Meibomian gland orifices were seen. Shortened interpalpebral aperature in both eyes was identified. Bilateral lacrimal punctum was stenosed. On closing eyelid, bilateral mild lagophthalmos were present. On separating lids, conjunctival congestion was seen. The cornea appeared dry, but there was no exposure keratopathy. The anterior chamber was well formed, iris was normal in color and pattern, pupil was 3 mm round normal reacting to both direct and indirect light reflexes, and lens appeared clear. Extraocular movements were normal.
|Figure 1: Bilateral upper and lower lid everted lid margin with madarosis with parchment-like scales all over head, face, and neck seen|
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