Alterações dos cílios em portadores de cavidade anoftálmica

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2007-01-01

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Purpose: To evaluate the eyelash alterations in anophthalmic cavity patients. Methods: An observational study was done looking for eyelash alterations in anophthalmic cavity patients at Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu. Results: Eyelash alterations were observed in 70.7% of the anophthalmic patients. The most frequently observed eyelash alterations were eyelash ptosis (24.4%), reduction in the quantity (19.5%), trichomegaly (19.5%), trichiasis (14.6%) and entropium (17.0%). Conclusion: The anophthalmic cavity patients have eyelash alteration and ptosis, reduction in quantity, trichomegaly, trichiasis are the most common observed situations. Further studies are needed to know more about it.

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Anophthalmos, Cilia/pathology, Observational studies

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Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia, v. 70, n. 1, p. 51-54, 2007.