madarosis


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madarosis

[‚mad·ə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Loss of the eyelashes or eyebrows.
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B) Madarosis can be seen in the eyelashes and eyebrows, as well as the hypertrophy of the eyebrows folds.
La blefaritis se caracteriza por presentar signos y sintomas como tilosis ciliar, madarosis, secreciones anormales del margen palpebral, lagrimeo, prurito y descamacion o formacion de costras en el parpado (30,52).
Dermatologic evaluation showed madarosis, thickening of the glabella, and 8 large annular plaques.
Paciente femenina 59 anos de edad con cuadro clinico de 2 anos de evolucion consistente en aparicion de lesiones ulcerativas en miembros superiores e inferiores asociado a deformidad de la nariz y madarosis.
Table 1 Characteristics of anterior lid margin disease Symptoms Signs Eyelids stuck together on waking Madarosis (loss of eye lashes) Itchiness Trichiasis (misdirected eye lashes) Glare Poliosis (white lashes) Blurred vision Telangiectasia Conjunctival injection Lid margin hypertrophy Lid scarring
These follicular changes make the eyelash more brittle and can lead to madarosis (lash loss), misalignment, or trichiasis (lash abrasion of cornea).