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canthus

 [kan´thus] (pl. can´thi) (L.)
the angular junction of the eyelids at either corner of the eyes. adj., adj can´thal.

angle of eye

[TA]
the medial or lateral angle between superior and inferior eyelids. See: lateral angle of eye, medial angle of eye.
Synonym(s): angulus oculi, canthal angle, canthus

canthus

(kăn′thəs)
n. pl. can·thi (-thī′)
The angle formed by the meeting of the upper and lower eyelids at either side of the eye.

can·thus

, pl. canthi (kan'thŭs, -thī)
The angle of the eye.
[G. kanthos, corner of the eye]

canthus

The corner the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet. In epicanthus, the upper lid margin curves over to conceal the canthus.

canthus 

The angle formed by the upper and lower eyelids at the nasal (inner canthus or medial canthus) or temporal (outer canthus or external angle) end. Plural: canthi. Syn. palpebral angle. See lacrimal caruncle; angular conjunctivitis; epicanthus.
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Occurrence is usually in the midline; however, cases occurring in the nasal root [5], in the lateral canthus [5], bilaterally [6], and in the chin [12] have been documented.
A semicircular suborbicularis flap is designed at the lateral canthus and then extended laterally to the preauricular sulcus; it is elevated in a subcutaneous plane or sub-superficial musculoaponeurotic system for additional blood supply.
Main observation outcomes: location of LSC, range, relationships with the surrounding tissues, internal echo and echo type, angular artery imaging, vertical distances from the angular artery to the medial canthus and skin, trans diameter of angular artery.
In this study, measurements of the gonion- comissuralabiorum, gonion- lateral canthus and tragus- comissuralabiorum distances in the study group on postoperative day 2 were significantly different (pless than 0.05) from the control group, suggesting a reduction in facial swelling.
On external examination, a soft prominence was noted in the right medial canthus. Flexible nasoendoscopy revealed the presence of a polypoid mass that had emerged from the left middle meatus and prolapsed into the nasal cavity (figure 1).
Canthus ocular corto y estrecho, con 7 sedas erectas gruesas y 7 sedas delgadas cortas.
Rich, "Reconstructive options for the medial canthus and eyelids following tumor excision," Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Recurrence was seen in a 75-year-old male patient with nodular clinical lesion and infiltrative pathology with 20 mm diameter at inner canthus.
Cabeza: Frente sin cuerno (Figura 2 y 4 B) o proyecciones, dorsalmente, con un trazado romboidal, que se extiende desde la frente hasta el clipeo, con superficie puncturada, rugosidad muy gruesa, por fuera de esta region quedan como superficies mas lisas la region interocular, hasta la base del canthus, region lateral posterior del clipeo con un proceso convexo curvo, bajo.
Cosmetic outcome Variables Good to Moderate Poor Total p excellent to good value Location Chin 2 1 0 3 Nose 32 7 1 40 0.187 Neck 2 0 0 2 Cheek 23 2 1 26 Ear 5 0 0 5 Inner 1 1 0 2 canthus Upper lip 1 0 0 1 Upper lid 2 0 0 2 Lower lid 4 1 0 5 Forehead 8 0 0 8 Scalp 17 1 0 18 Temple 0 1 0 1 Total 97 14 2 113 Age 30-40 5 2 1 8 40-50 4 1 0 5 50-60 15 5 0 20 0.179 60-70 15 3 0 18 # 70 20 2 1 23 Total 59 13 2 74 Gender Male 28 4 2 34 Female 31 9 0 40 Total 59 13 2 74 0.605 Size @ 1 54 6 1 61 1-2 38 6 1 45 # 2 5 2 0 7 0.375 Total 97 14 2 113 Clinical Pigmented 34 1 0 35 subtype Nodular 54 12 1 67 Superficial 5 1 1 7 Morpheaform 4 0 0 4 Total 97 14 2 113 0.054 Discussion
The caruncle on the nasal canthus contains both conjunctival and cutaneous structures and tumours can be of skin or mucosal origin.
(26) According to western aesthetic norms, the lateral canthus should lie slightly higher than the medial canthus.