periocular


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periocular

[¦per·ē′äk·yə·lər]
(anatomy)
Surrounding the eye.
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It can have a perioral distribution, but periocular and perinasal lesions are also common," Dr.
43] The authors noted significant improvement in synkinetic movements, but periocular injections increased facial dyssymmetry.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the localization of TM601 to new blood vessels, as well as the effects of intraocular and periocular injections of TM601 in a preclinical model of CNV.
In adults, the pattern of distribution commonly includes the face, often with periocular involvement, the hands, and the flexural areas of the neck, arms, and legs.
A 25-year-old male presented with periocular pain the day after sustaining a blunt trauma to the right eye with a piece of wood.
Vitiligo is often seen on the hands, feet or face, preferring a perioral and periocular distribution.
Symptomatic patients frequently admit to variable degrees of ocular discomfort, periocular skin changes due to excess tear spillage, and blurred vision while reading or driving due to an increased tear meniscus close to the visual axis.
Lymphosarcoma is the most common lymphoid neoplasia reported in psittacine and passerine birds, (3) and there are numerous reports of variations of this disease, including some affecting the ocular or periocular tissues.
On examination, we noted numerous skin-colored, shiny, dome-shaped, coalescing papules and nodules with central umbilications that were distributed mostly on her periocular and perinasal areas (FIGURE).
2007) reported that increased volumes of sodium fluorescein delivered to the eye by different periocular routes have a larger role in transcleral drug delivering than this concentration itself; thus, the inefficacy of carprofen in blocking the anterior uveal tract inflammation may also be explained by the low dose used in this study.
Macugen is contraindicated in patients with ocular or periocular infections or with known hypersensitivity to pegaptanib sodium or any other excipient of this product.
Ultraviolet light exposure and lack of periocular pigment were thought to be the primary predisposing factors for ocular squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).