atonic ectropion

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a·ton·ic ec·tro·pi·on

ectropion of the lower eyelid following paralysis of the orbicularis oculi muscle.
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(1) Epiphora, lid retraction, paralytic ectropion, and cosmetic issues may also occur.
However, the patient group in Wearne et al.'s (18) study included only 3 patients with paralytic ectropion, and in most patients, hard palate graft was performed to correct lower lid retraction secondary to thyroid-associated orbitopathy.
Some complicated cases with both cicatricial and paralytic ectropion with lagophthalmos can be challenging for plastic surgeons.
The lower lid vectors resulting in lower lid retraction included paralytic ectropion, cicatricial ectropion, involutional ectropion, and congenital ectropion.
U/L paralytic ectropion with lagophthalmos was seen in 1 patient (4%).