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The Eye and Related Structures

William Reardon

in The Bedside Dysmorphologist

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195300451
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975204 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195300451.003.0003
The Eye and Related Structures

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This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the eye and related structures (Epicanthus, Deep-Set Eyes, Almond-Shaped Eyes, Blepharophimosis, Palpebral Fissure Slant, Proptosis, Ptosis of the Eyelid, Corneal Clouding, Ectopic Pupil, Blue Sclerae, Iris Coloboma, Anophthalmia/Microphthalmia, Iris Variants, Ectropion of the Lower Eyelid, Eyebrow Variants, Eyelash Variants, Epibulbar Dermoid ) and, for each sign, gives information on how to recognize the sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are included for each sign.

Chapter.  7934 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Neonatology

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