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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 155-157

A rare case report of congenital bilateral complete ankyloblepharon


Department of Oculoplasty, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Savithiri Visvanathan
11/12, Zakkariah Colony, 3rd Street, Choolaimedu, Chennai - 600 044, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_34_19

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Congenital ankyloblepharon describes an eyelid condition when the fused eyelid folds fail to separate and the child is born with completely or partially joined eyelids. Ankyloblepharon is categorized into three types: complete, partial, and interrupted. We report a case of congenital bilateral complete ankyloblepharon in a 1-day-old female neonate who presented with inability to open her eyes since birth. Congenital complete type of ankyloblepharon is extremely rare, and to our knowledge, this is the first case being reported in India. On examination, no other congenital anomalies were noted. The adhesions were incised, and the eyelids were separated. Early diagnosis and management of congenital ankyloblepharon prevent stimulus deprivation amblyopia, and the child should be screened for associated systemic abnormalities.


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