symblepharon


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symblepharon

 [sim-blef´ah-ron]
adhesion of an eyelid(s) to the eyeball.

sym·bleph·a·ron

(sim-blef'ă-ron),
Adhesion of one or both eyelids to the eyeball, partial or complete, resulting from burns or other trauma but rarely congenital.
Synonym(s): atretoblepharia
[sym- + G. blepharon, eyelid]

symblepharon

/sym·bleph·a·ron/ (sim-blef´ah-ron) adhesion of the eyelid(s) to the eyeball.

symblepharon

adhesion of the eyelid to the cornea. Also called corneoblepharon.

sym·bleph·a·ron

(sim-blef'ă-ron)
Adhesion of one or both eyelids to the eyeball, partial or complete, resulting from burns, trauma, or cicatricial pemphigoid.
See also: blepharosynechia
[sym- + G. blepharon, eyelid]

symblepharon

Adhesion of the layer of CONJUNCTIVA lining the eyelids to the layer lining the eyeball. This results from loss of the ‘non-stick’ epithelial surface layers.

symblepharon 

Adhesion, partial or complete, of the palpebral conjunctiva of the eyelid to the bulbar conjunctiva of the eyeball. It results from disease (e.g. erythema multiforme) or trauma, but is rarely congenital. See Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

symblepharon

adhesion of an eyelid(s) to the eyeball.
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Patients having associated problems like dry eyes, symblepharon, conjunctivitis and keratitis were also not included in the study group.
Besides the surgical procedures to the ocular surface, entropion surgery was performed prior to CLAU or CLAL in 2 eyes with trichiasis and entropion; buccal mucosal membrane graft with eyelid and fornix reconstruction was performed in 2 eyes with symblepharon.
Mitomycinc, Amniotic membrane transplantation and limbal conjunctivalautograft for treating multi recurrent pterygia with symblepharon and motility restriction.
Nonpruritic, palpable purpura on the right leg of this 45-year-old Middle Eastern man was accompanied by con-junctival inflammation with a proliferative response in the left eye, symblepharon in the right eye, progressive nasal airway destruction, extensive inflammation in the upper airway, and an intermittent, slightly productive cough.
Reddish and flaccid vesicles, xerosis, symblepharon, and conjunctival scars can appear.
2 patients had epicanthus inversus, 5 patients with ectropion, 4 patients with entropion, 5 patients had lid coloboma, 3 had symblepharon.
In chemical and physical injuries and autoimmune diseases like cicatricial pemphigoid, prominent findings may include macroscopic scar tissue, symblepharon and fornix obliteration.
Mitomycin-C, amniotic membrane transplantation and limbal conjuncti-val autograft for treating multi recurrent pterygia with symblepharon and motility restriction.
9,10 The conjunctival lesions start in the lateral portion of the eye and result in symblepharon.
Symblepharon, pseudopterygium und partielles ankyloblepharon als folgen feliner herpes keratokoncjunktivitis.
Conjunctival shortening or symblepharon caused by multiple surgeries is especially challenging.
9) This is demonstrated in the disease Stevens-Johnson syndrome, in which goblet cells are destroyed (most commonly by an acute reaction to antibiotic medication), leading to symblepharon, in which the tarsal and bulbar conjunctiva fuse together.