Dennie-Morgan fold

Den·nie-Mor·gan fold

(den'ē mōr'găn),
a fold or line below both lower eyelids caused by edema in atopic dermatitis.
Synonym(s): Dennie line
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Den·nie-Mor·gan fold

, Dennie line (den'ē mōr'găn fold, den'ē līn)
A fold or line below each lower eyelid caused by edema in atopic dermatitis.
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Dennie–Morgan fold

[Charles Clayton Dennie, U.S. dermatologist, 1883–1971]
Infraorbital fold.
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D.B., 20th century U.S. dermatologist.
Dennie-Morgan fold - Synonym(s): Morgan fold
Dennie-Morgan line - Synonym(s): Morgan fold
Morgan fold - a double infraorbital fold seen in many atopic patients. Synonym(s): Dennie-Morgan fold; Dennie-Morgan line; Morgan line
Morgan line - Synonym(s): Morgan fold
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showed that refined Millennium criteria (typical morphology, early age of onset, Dennie-Morgan fold, and historical and actual flexural involvement) had superior sensitivity and specificity to that of the UK Working Party criteria and the Hanifin and Rajka criteria for the diagnosis of AD.[sup][14] The variability in practical approaches used in AD diagnosis might partially explain the only fair agreement between the UK diagnostic criteria and physical diagnosis seen in the current study.
Some people with atopic dermatitis develop an extra fold of skin under their eyes, called an atopic pleat or Dennie-Morgan fold. Other people may have hyperpigmented eyelids, meaning that the skin on their eyelids darkens from inflammation or hay fever (allergic shiners).
* Atopic pleat (Dennie-Morgan fold): an extra fold of skin that develops under the eye