superior eyelid

superior eyelid

[TA]
the superior, larger and more mobile of the two eyelids, which covers most of the anterior surface of the eyeball, including the cornea, when closed; a portion of the lacrimal gland and the aponeurosis of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle extend into it, the muscle opening the closed eye and providing additional elevation when the gaze is directed upward.
Synonym(s): palpebra superior [TA], upper eyelid ☆ , upper lid
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These muscles are responsible for the movement of the eyeball and the superior eyelid. These muscles pull on the eyeball so that both eyes converge on a single vision field (Cohen and Hull, 2016).
Superior eyelid entropium and blepharochalasis were seen in one patient during followup.
Malign tumours of periocular area are localized in the inferior eyelid, medial cantus and superior eyelid, respectively [4].
Tissues similar to normal eyelid structure have to be used in reconstructing superior eyelid full thickness defects [5].
The records of patients that had the Cutler-Beard procedure after superior eyelid malign tumour excision between March 2009 and January 2013 were examined retrospectively in Dr.
Patients whose defects occupied less than 50% of the superior eyelid were excluded from the study.
The Cutler-Beard flap was applied to patients with more than 50% of superior eyelid loss after surgical excision of the tumour.
The Cutler-Beard flap was prepared from the inferior eyelid below tars in order to be compatible with superior eyelid defect by doing a horizontal incision.
The four patients included in this study had the Cutler-Beard procedure after malign tumour excision from the superior eyelid at the Ankara Oncology Education and Research Hospital, Ophthalmology Clinic, between March 2009 and January 2013.
On slit-lamp examination the tick was visible on the left superior eyelid just anterior to the eyelash line (Figure 1).
An 8-year-old child patient referred to our clinic with a painless mass at the right superior eyelid which had appeared 1,5 month before and seemed to be increasing in size for the last week.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the orbit revealed involvement of the superior eyelids and the anterior orbit and bilateral symmetrical diffuse enlargement of the lacrimal glands with an isointense signal intensity relative to muscle on T1-weighted images and a hypointense signal intensity on T2-weighted images (Figure 2).

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