Other eye findings in children ptosis (16%) hypertelorism (10%) epicanthus
(10%) were found.
Quite often, the optometrist is presented with cases of suspected pseudo-esotropia: where a large epicanthus
leads the parent to suspect a strabismus but where none can be found on cover testing.
Bethan was born with a syndrome called Blepharoptosis Epicanthus
, in other words she has droopy eyelids.
The other clinical data are as follows: failure to thrive, epicanthus
, and small hands and feet with hypoplasia of the first phalanx of some fingers and toes.
Docs took about a year to diagnose the condition, which is officially called blepharophimosisptosis epicanthus
inversus - or BPEI for short.
Electrodes were also bilaterally implanted in the trapezius muscles, in the muscle pad that moves the vibrissae and in the lateral epicanthus
of each eye, in order to record head, rostrum/vibrissae and eye movements, respectively.
Blepharoptosis, blepharophimosis, epicanthus
inversus, and telecanthus a syndrome with no name.
On physical examination, hypertrichosis, upslanted palpebral fissures, epicanthus
, hypertelorism, microretrognathia, high and broad nasal root, distinct glabella, fine upper lip, broad and flat philtrum, and clinodactyly were detected.
Three different consecutive manifestations of morphoeic BCC in the same patient: presenting first as ectropion, then entropion, and finally medial canthal dystopia with epicanthus