cryptophthalmos


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cryptophthalmos

 [krip″tof-thal´mos]
congenital absence of the palpebral fissure, the skin extending from the forehead to the cheek, with the eyeball malformed or rudimentary. Called also cryptophthalmia and cryptophthalmus.

cryp·toph·thal·mos

, cryptophthalmia (krip'tof-thal'mŭs, -thal'mē-ă),
Congenital absence of eyelids, with the skin passing continuously from the forehead onto the cheek over a rudimentary eye.
[crypto- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

cryptophthalmos

/cryp·toph·thal·mos/ (-mos) congenital absence of the palpebral fissure, the skin extending from the forehead to the cheek, with the eye malformed or rudimentary.

cryptophthalmos

[krip′təfthal′məs]
Etymology: Gk, kryptos + ophthalmos, eye
a developmental anomaly characterized by complete fusion of the eyelids, usually with defective formation or lack of eyes.
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6 (unspecified) 2 Agenesis of left eye Q111 1 Cryptophthalmos Q112 1 Exophthalmos Q15.
Other disorders to be considered in a case of congenital eyelid coloboma include Franceschetti Syndrome, Oculoauricular dysplasia (Goldenhar syndrome)3, Amniotic band syndrome, Cryptophthalmos (Fraser syndrome)4,5 and Manitoba Oculotrichoanal (MOTA) syndrome6.
A case review of upper eyelid coloboma4 with or without cryptophthalmos included 26 children.
1990) which was first described by George Fraser in 1962 [Fraser, 1962], who described the main characteristics as cryptophthalmos (fused upper and lower eyelids), syndactyly and genital abnormalities.
She had several features of FS: cryptophthalmos and anophthalmia with facial asymmetry (Fig.
According to Bochkov (1997) 10% of the causes of NTDs are monogenic or chromosomal abnormalities, the most frequent of which - trisomies 18, 13 and 21, syndromes of Meckel-Gruber, Walker-Warburg, cryptophthalmos, Roberts and etc.
1-5) In cockatiels, complete fusion of the eyelids or narrowing of the palpebral fissure can develop secondary to such causes as cryptophthalmos (1) or ankyloblepharon.
1) Cryptophthalmos is a condition in which the eyelids do not form and, consequently, continuous skin covers the orbit.
Both the techniques demonstrated the bulbar lesions in two cases of Cryptophthalmos, which had congenital cystic eyeball (Image 3a &b).
Axial scan CT and USG image of child with Cryptophthalmos showing features of a cyst with poor differentiation of globe.
It is usually associated with acrofacial and urogenital malformations with or without cryptophthalmos, positive family history, umbilical hernia and bilobed lungs.
ASSOCIATED ANOMALIES: The most frequently associated syndrome observed with CHAOS is Fraser syndrome which is characterized by malformations of the larynx, cryptophthalmos, syndactyly, genitourinary tract, craniofacial dysmorphism, orofacial clefting, mental retardation, and musculoskeletal anomalies.