Ascher's syndrome

Ascher's syndrome

[äsh′ərz]
Etymology: Karl Wolfgang Ascher, Czech-born American ophthalmologist, 1887-1971
relaxation of the skin of the eyelid and redundancy of the mucous membrane and submucous tissue of the upper lip in goiter.
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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.