epicanthus inversus

ep·i·can·thus in·ver·'sus

a crescentic upward fold of skin from the lower eyelid at the inner canthus; frequent in congenital blepharoptosis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

epicanthus inversus

A condition in which a fold of skin that stretches from the lower eyelid upward and toward the nose partially covers the inner canthus. It is often associated with ptosis.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
References in periodicals archive ?
To the Editor: Blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES; OMIM#110100) is featured by malformation of the eyelid, including ptosis, epicanthus inversus, telecanthus, and reduction of the horizontal fissure length with a prevalence of 1 in 50,000.[1],[2],[3] If not well treated, BPES could result in strabismus and amblyopia.[4] So far, BPES has been divided into two categories: Type I is characterized by ocular symptoms with premature ovarian failure (POF), while POF is absent in Type II.[5]
An ophthalmologist performed detailed examinations of the patients and diagnosed BPES based on the following criteria: blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus, and telecanthus [Figure 1]b.
The 13-year-old could barely open her eyes and couldn't blink after she was born with a condition called Blepharophimosis Ptosis Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome (BPES).
Craniofacial abnormalities can manifest with vast variety of anterior segment abnormalities that include eyelid abnormalities such as ptosis and coloboma, ectropion and epicanthus inversus. (8) Other abnormalities include limbal dermoid, cataract or iris coloboma.
The normative values of size and slant of palpebral fissure may be valuable for the clinician in the assessment of ptosis, malar hypoplasia, and epicanthus inversus. These data can also be used as a reference for setting aesthetic norms for the South Indian population.
Blepharoptosis, blepharophimosis, epicanthus inversus, and telecanthus a syndrome with no name.
The incidence of strabismus and refractive error in patients with blepharophimosis, ptosis and epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES).
Docs took about a year to diagnose the condition, which is officially called blepharophimosisptosis epicanthus inversus - or BPEI for short.
Three different consecutive manifestations of morphoeic BCC in the same patient: presenting first as ectropion, then entropion, and finally medial canthal dystopia with epicanthus inversus. Orbit.
105-286 Tuscon, AZ 85749 (520) 749-4614 (520) 749-0489 (fax) ??BellsPalsy@aol.com 2,3,4,6,9 BENIGN CONGENITAL HYPOTONIA See: Spinal Muscular Atrophy BERGER DISEASE See: Kidney Disorders BETA THALASSEMIA MAJOR See: Cooley Anemia BEUREN SYNDROME See: Williams Syndrome BIOTINIDASE DEFICIENCY See: Metabolic Disorders BIRTHMARK See: Nevi, Giant Congenital BLEEDING DISORDERS See: Hemophilia BLEPHAROPHIMOSIS, PTOSIS, EPICANTHUS INVERSUS SYNDROME (BPES) See also: Craniofacial Disorders Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Family Network c/o Lynne Schauble SE 820 Meadow Vale Dr.
Wayzata Blvd., #30 Wayzata, MN 55391 (612) 473-9372 (612) 473-8978 (fax) 1,2,4; Spanish materials BERGER DISEASE See: Kidney Disorders BETA THALASSEMIA MAJOR See: Cooley Anemia BEUREN SYNDROME See: Williams Syndrome BIOTINIDASE DEFICIENCY See: Metabolic Disorders BIRTHMARK See: Nevi, Giant Congenital; Vascular Ma/formations BLEEDING DISORDERS See: Hemophilia BLEPHAROPHIMOSIS, PTOSIS, EPICANTHUS INVERSUS SYNDROME (BPES) See also: Craniofacial Disorders Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Support Group c/o Lynne Schauble SE 820 Meadow Vale Dr.
She has been diagnosed with two rare disorders: blepharophimosis, ptosis and epicanthus inversus syndrome (abnormal development of the eyelid structures), and type 1 absorptive hypercalciuria (a chemical imbalance which leads to kidney stones).