pseudoptosis

pseudoptosis

 [soo″do-to´sis]
decrease in the size of the palpebral aperture.

pseu·dop·to·sis

(sū'dōp-tō'sis), In the diphthong pt, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word.
A condition resembling an inability to elevate the eyelid, due to blepharophimosis, blepharochalasis, or some other affliction.
[pseudo- + G. ptōsis, a falling]

pseudoptosis

/pseu·do·pto·sis/ (-to´sis) decrease in the size of the palpebral aperture.

pseudoptosis

[so̅o̅′doptō′sis]
an abnormally small palpebral fissure.

pseu·dop·to·sis

(sū-dŏp-tō'sis)
A condition resembling an inability to elevate the eyelid, due to blepharophimosis, blepharochalasis, or some other affliction.
Synonym(s): false blepharoptosis.
[pseudo- + G. ptōsis, a falling]

pseudoptosis 

A condition resembling ptosis, due to abnormalities other than those found in the eyelid elevator muscles. Causes include blepharophimosis, dermatochalasis, ipsilateral hypotropia, phthisis bulbi, microphthalmos, anophthalmos, or a decrease in orbital volume as in enophthalmos. Syn. apparent ptosis. See blepharophimosis syndrome.

pseudoptosis

decrease in the size of the palpebral aperture.
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Pseudoptosis can be simulated in a small globe due to injury or inflammation resulting in an abnormal shape, as in pthisis bulbi or due to ipsilateral hypotropia.
Pseudoptosis (or ptosis), which involves a reduction in the opening of the upper eyelid with a normal levator muscle, is rarely reported in TAO patients.
She was diagnosed with TAO, inflammation of the left levator palpebrae superioris muscle, and pseudoptosis of the right eye.
In this article, we described three cases of pseudoptosis due to TAO.
Twelve patients had true ptosis and 5 had pseudoptosis.
The goal of surgery in MED associated with ptosis or pseudoptosis is the management of combined hypotropia and blepharoptosis.
Correction of ptosis or pseudoptosis in congenital Double elevator palsy be either extraocular muscle or lid surgery.
In addition, widening of the palpebral fissures on the contralateral side can give the appearance of pseudoptosis and may be due to eyelid retraction from Grave's disease, axial proptosis, congenital eyelid retraction, or high myopia.
At 6 years of age she had microcephaly, mental retardation, strabismus, pseudoptosis, and a cerebellar syndrome.
Incidence of earlobe ptosis and pseudoptosis in patients seeking facial rejuvenation surgery and effects of aging.
Recently, tucking of IR of normal eye is also done to remove residual hypotropia and pseudoptosis that may persist after the Knapp Procedure 11.