appendages of the eye

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appendages of the eye

The eyelid, eyelashes, eyebrow, lacrimal apparatus, and conjunctiva.
See also: appendage

appendages of the eye 

The adjacent structures of the eye such as the lacrimal apparatus, the extraocular muscles and the eyelids, eyelashes, eyebrows and the conjunctiva. Syn. adnexa oculi.
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Changes can occur in the ocular adnexa and the cornea, with potential effects on tear production and intraocular pressure.
Grossly, neoplastic tissue had invaded and destroyed the entire orbital contents, ocular adnexa, other soft tissue and surrounding bones (Fig.
ocular pathology, Medical and Vision Research Foundations, India) cover the pathology of common and rare diseases affecting the eye and ocular adnexa.
PROTOCOL FOR THE EXAMINATION OF SPECIMENS FROM PATIENTS WITH HEMATOPOIETIC NEOPLASMS OF THE OCULAR ADNEXA
The 116 contributions to the first volume are organized into sections on basic science and pathophysiologic responses, examining and imaging the cornea and external eye, differential diagnosis of selected problems in corneal and external eye disease, the ocular adnexa, the conjunctiva, diseases of the cornea, and the sclera and anterior uvea.
Structure and Function of the Tear Film, Ocular Adnexa, Cornea, and Conjunctiva in Health and Pathogenesis in Disease Meibomian
It is believed that the thyroid gland and the ocular adnexa share a common antigen which is recognised by the antibodies.
2] IPEH of the maxillary sinus, [13] mandible, [14] orbit, [15] and ocular adnexa [16] has also been observed.
It would allow optometrists to perform minor surgical procedures and injections following training, including performing minor surgical procedures on the eyelid and ocular adnexa, and prescribing oral steroids.
The most common primary lymphoma subtype occurring in the ocular adnexa is the low-grade, malignant, extranodal, marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of MALT type.
9,10) As with other extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphomas, recurrences occur commonly within the ocular adnexa and other extra-nodal sites, such as salivary glands.
Malignant lymphomas and lymphoid hyperplasias that occur in the ocular adnexa (orbit, conjunctiva, and eyelids).