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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Ankyloblepharon is the fusion of part or all of the eyelid margins. It may be congenital, as seen in this photograph, or acquired in the setting of severe cicatrizing diseases.


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last updated: 02/23/2015
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