madarosis


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madarosis

 [mad″ah-ro´sis]
loss of eyelashes or eyebrows.

mil·pho·sis

(mil-fō'sis),
Loss of eyelashes.
Synonym(s): madarosis (1)
[G. milphōsis]

madarosis

/mad·a·ro·sis/ (mad″ah-ro´sis) loss of eyelashes or eyebrows.

al·o·pe·cia ad·na·ta

(al-ō-pē'shē-ă ad-nā'tă)
Underdevelopment of the eyelashes.
See also: alopecia congenitalis
Synonym(s): madarosis.

madarosis

Loss of the eyelashes or eyebrows or both.

madarosis

Loss of, either or both, the eyebrows and the eyelashes. It may occur in blepharitis, in the presence of hair follicle mites, trauma from rubbing, in alopecia, in leprosy, or as a complication of acquired syphilis.

madarosis

loss of eyelashes.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ocular complications include exposure keratitis secondary to ectropion, blepharitis, absence of the meibomian gland, trichiasis, madarosis, and absence of lacrimal puncta.
Physical examination revealed polymorphous necrotic-haemorrhagic macules with irregular shapes, angulated or 'stellar' on the lower extremities, buttocks and trunk (Figure 1), the collapse of the nasal pyramid, madarosis, atrophy of both auricular lobes, diffuse infiltration of the skin of the trunk, atrophy of both thenar and hypothenar eminences of both hands, with flexion of the proximal interphalangeal joints and claw fingers of both hands.
6%) case was brought to the leprosy centre with madarosis.
Eyebrows were normal with no evidence of madarosis.
leprae also causes dacryoadenitis and supra-cilliary or cilliary madarosis while facial nerve involvement will manifest in lagophthalmos and eyelid deformity (ectropion, entropion, or trichiasis).