epibulbar

epibulbar

 [ep″ĭ-bul´ber]
situated upon the eyeball.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·bul·bar

(ep'i-bŭl'bar),
On a bulb of any kind; more specifically, on the eyeball.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ep·i·bul·bar

(ep'i-bŭl'bahr)
On a bulb of any kind; specifically, on the eyeball.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epibulbar

Situated on the eyeball. Syn. epiocular.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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To the Editor: Osseous choristoma is the rarest type of the epibulbar choristomas.
Eye involvement presents with epibulbar dermoid/lipodermoid, microphthalmia, anophthalmia, cataract, astigmatism, antimongoloid obliquity of palpebral fissures, blepharophimosis and colobomata of the upper eyelid, iris, and retina.
Oculoauricular dysplasia, consisting of preauricular appendages, fistulas, and epibulbar dermoids, was first described in 1952 by the Swiss ophthalmologist Maurice Goldenhar and hence named Goldenhar syndrome.
Ocular examination revealed yellowish soft noninflamed mass in the right eye identified as epibulbar dermoid at the inferotemporal limbus.
Goldenhar Syndrome, also termed oculo-auriculovertebral spectrum, is a congenital birth defect, which can result in ocular changes such as microphthalmia, epibulbar dermoids, lipodermoids and coloboma, along with aural anomalies and vertebral defects.
Rare subconjunctival epibulbar tumor (pure myxoma) [in German].
It is generally accepted that the spectrum includes some of the following abnormalities: ear malformations, micrognathia, epibulbar dermoids/lipodermoids and/or colobomas, and vertebral defects.
Although the expressiveness of epibulbar lipodermoides was variable, all individuals had polythelia and pre-auricular manifestations.
A 74-year-old, non-obese (Body mass index <25 kg/[m.sup.2]) male patient presented with a unilateral epibulbar mass in the superotemporal quadrant of right eye.