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Eyelid Diseases

Definition:
Notes: GEN; many specifics are available; inflamm dis = BLEPHARITIS
Previously Indexed: Eye Diseases (1966-1969),Eyelids (1966-1969),Skin Diseases (1966-1969)

Eyelid Diseases Categories.
Blepharitis - Inflammation of the eyelids.
Blepharoptosis - Drooping of the upper lid due to deficient development or paralysis of the levator palpebrae muscle.
Blepharospasm - Excessive winking; tonic or clonic spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle.
Ectropion - The turning outward (eversion) of the edge of the eyelid, resulting in the exposure of the palpebral conjunctiva. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entropion - The turning inward (inversion) of the edge of the eyelid, with the tarsal cartilage turned inward toward the eyeball. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Eyelid Diseases Definitions and Terms

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