palpebral fissure


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palpebral fissure

[′pal·pə·brəl ′fish·ər]
(anatomy)
The opening between the eyelids.
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9 On clinical evaluation, it is important to measure palpebral fissure height, levator function and marginal reflex distance.
Fig-1 a chick of experimental group (A), which was hatched by manual assistance, showed multiple deformities; inverted foot (1), closed palpebral fissures (2) and gastroschisis (3).
A six year old khillar bullock was referred with history of pink colored cauliflower like growth on right eye which was completely filling the palpebral fissure of eye (Fig.
Patients with corneal opacities or poorly dilating pupils (<5 mm) limiting visualization of the anterior segment and anterior capsule, advanced glaucoma, and narrow palpebral fissures were excluded from the study.
The mean values and standard deviation of palpebral fissure shape and interorbital distance measurements are shown in Table 1.
Typically for FAS, linear facial distances such as the palpebral fissure length are measured for comparison to reference values.
The right palpebral fissure and external nare were longer than the left.
Note the oblique palpebral fissure and micrognathia,' one called out.
This early fusion preventing skull growth also shows facial dysmorphism including a long narrow head, Hypertelorism, bilateral Exophthalmos, antimongoloid slant of a palpebral fissure, a high arched palate, severe mandibular hypoplasia and narrow maxilla, low set ears.
During examination, it was noticed that eye lids were fused with the inconspicuous palpebral fissure (Fig.
Eyelid measurements included marginal reflex distance, palpebral fissure height, upper lid crease and levator function (LF).