Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia
On-line version ISSN 1678-2925
SHIRATORI, Claudia Akemi; KOMATSU, Maria Claudia; SCHELLINI, Silvana Artioli and CVINTAL, Tadeu. Eyelid ectropion in Down's syndrome related to allergic conjunctivitis: case report . Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. [online]. 2007, vol.70, n.4, pp. 706-708. ISSN 1678-2925. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27492007000400025.
This is a case report of a patient with Down's syndrome with an important mechanical ectropion and elongation of the lower lid related to chronic allergic conjunctivitis, besides cataract and keratoconus. The tarsal strip technique and ressection of redundant and thick conjunctiva was the surgical approach chosen for this case. Functional and cosmetic outcomes were considered satisfactory.
Keywords : Ectropion; Blepharoplasty; Conjunctiva [surgery]; Conjunctivitis, allergic; Down syndrome; Case reports.