54 results match your criteria Blepharochalasis Syndrome

Atypical blepharochalasis syndrome: Case report.

J Fr Ophtalmol 2022 Feb 12;45(2):e63-e64. Epub 2021 Nov 12.

Ophthalmology department, Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital, c/Av. de las Fuerzas Armadas, 2, 18014 Granada, Spain. Electronic address:

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February 2022

Blepharochalasis Syndrome Associated With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

Dermatol Surg 2021 06;47(6):870-871

Adnexal Service, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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Delayed migration of soft tissue fillers in the periocular area masquerading as eyelid and orbital pathology.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Mar 18;14(3). Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Ophthalmology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

Soft tissue fillers used for facial rejuvenation can cause complications. We present two cases of late migration of injected fillers mimicking other pathology in the periocular area. Case 1 is a 52-year-old woman referred with chronic bilateral upper lid swelling, mimicking blepharochalasis syndrome, 5/ years after undergoing injection of hyaluronic acid filler in both brows. Read More

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Surgical management of double lip: A case report.

Eur J Paediatr Dent 2020 09;21(3):197-198

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery of the F. Chopin Clinical Provincial Hospital in Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland.

Background: Double lip is a rare developmental anomaly that mainly affects the upper lip. It is characterised by the presence of excess hyperplastic tissue that gives an illusion of double organ. It may occur independently or as a component of a set of defects, mainly in Ascher's syndrome, which presentes with blepharochalasis, non-toxic thyroid enlargement and double upper lip. Read More

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September 2020

Surgical Correction of Congenital Double Lip.

Ann Maxillofac Surg 2020 Jan-Jun;10(1):198-202. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Department of Periodontology and Implantology, Institute of Dental Sciences, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Double lip is an unusual clinical finding, considered to be a developmental anomaly, and usually involving the upper lip more frequently than the lower lip. It may be seen in isolation or in association with Ascher's syndrome. It is caused by excessive areolar tissue and noninflammatory labial mucosa gland hyperplasia of pars villosa. Read More

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Ascher's syndrome: a rare cause of lip swelling.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2020 Oct 11;102(8):e216-e218. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Ascher's syndrome is a rare, benign entity with just over 100 reported cases. The condition is characterised by a 'double' upper lip, blepharochalasis and non-toxic thyroid enlargement. It presents before the age of 20 years in the majority of cases and shows no racial or gender differences. Read More

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October 2020

Ascher Syndrome: Acquired Double Lower Lip Combined With Epulis Fissuratum.

J Craniofac Surg 2020 Sep;31(6):e563-e565

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pamukkale University Faculty of Dentistry, Denizli, Turkey.

Ascher syndrome is characterized by double lip, blepharochalasis, and non-toxic goiter triad. This condition of unknown etiology usually occurs in patients younger than 20 years of age. In this case report, the authors present the diagnostic process of Ascher syndrome and surgical procedure of double lower lip in a female patient who applied to our clinic for prosthetic reasons. Read More

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September 2020

Ascher syndrome: A case report.

D D Uner B S Izol

Niger J Clin Pract 2019 Jul;22(7):1029-1031

Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Bingöl University, Diyarbakır, Turkey.

Ascher syndrome is a disease that is characterized by upper eyelid edema, double lip, and swelling in the thyroid glands whose etiology is unknown, and it is usually seen in young people over the age of 20. Blepharochalasis and double lip are observed in these patients as a result of the recurring lip and upper eyelid edema. The disease is benign and seen in both sexes and all races in about the same amounts. Read More

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Ascher syndrome: a rare case of blepharochalasis combined with double lip and Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

Int J Ophthalmol 2019 18;12(6):1044-1046. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Department of Ophthalmology, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200011, China.

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[Ascher's syndrome].

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2018 Dec 6;145(12):804-805. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Service de dermatologie, CHU Caen, avenue de la Côte-de-Nacre, 14033, Caen, France; Faculté de médecine, université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 14000 Caen, France.

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December 2018

Do you know this syndrome? Ascher´s syndrome: clinical findings of little known triad.

An Bras Dermatol 2017 Sep-Oct;92(5):729-730

Oral Diagnosis Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Dermatology at Hospital Naval Marcílio Dias (HNMD) - Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil.

Ascher's syndrome consists of double lip, blepharochalasis and sometimes non-toxic thyroid enlargement. It is a rare, benign, rarely reported, and sometimes misdiagnosed condition that most often affects patients under 20 years old. The etiology remains unknown, although factors such as trauma, hormonal dysfunction and heredity have been suggested. Read More

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February 2018

Gender differences in the clinical course of Finnish gelsolin amyloidosis.

Amyloid 2016 23;23(1):33-8. Epub 2016 Jan 23.

a Department of Neurology , Clinical Neurosciences, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital , Helsinki , Finland and.

Purpose: To investigate gender differences in Finnish gelsolin amyloidosis (AGel amyloidosis).

Patients And Methods: AGel amyloidosis patients, who were members of Finnish Amyloidosis Association (SAMY), filled in a questionnaire compiling known and suspected aspects of their disease. Telephone interviews and hospital medical records, when available, complemented the questionnaire. Read More

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December 2016

Blepharochalasis with double lip: A case of Ascher syndrome.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015 Nov-Dec;81(6):651

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

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Ascher syndrome: report of a case with early manifestations.

Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr 2015 Jun 18;8(2):150-2. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital Dr. Guillermo Rawson, San Juan, Argentina.

Ascher syndrome is a disease of unknown etiology first described in 1920 by Ascher, an ophthalmologist from Prague. It presents with recurrent edema of the lip and upper eyelid resulting in double lip and blepharochalasis. In 10% of cases the idiopathic nontoxic thyroid enlargement also occurs. Read More

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Ascher's syndrome: A rare case report.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2015 Mar;63(3):264-7

Department of Ophthalmology, Shyam Shah Medical College, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

An 18-year-old Indian girl with upper lip deformity presented with on and off painless swelling of her both upper eyelids for 3 years. Clinical evaluation revealed bilateral blepharochalasis, narrowing of horizontal palpebral fissure, decreased outer intercanthal distance, iris coloboma, cleft soft palate, bifid uvula, sensorineural deafness and double upper lip. Clinical examination of the thyroid, thyroid hormone assay and ultrasonography revealed normal thyroid gland structure and function. Read More

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[Laffer-Ascher syndrome: a case report].

J Fr Ophtalmol 2015 Apr 1;38(4):e71-2. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Service d'ophtalmologie A, hôpital des spécialités, université Mohammed V Souissi, avenue Mohamed Belarbi El Alaoui, BP 6203, Rabat, Maroc.

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Lacrimal gland prolapse in two cases of blepharochalasis syndrome and its treatment.

Int Ophthalmol 2014 Apr 30;34(2):293-5. Epub 2013 Mar 30.

Ophthalmology Department, School of Medicine, Harran University, Akbayır mah. 1019 sokak. Çırağan sitesi. D Blok No: 19 Karaköprü, 63320, Şanlıurfa, Turkey,

Blepharochalasis is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent non-painful eyelid edema, which leads to atrophy and stretching of the supporting connective tissue around the eye. As a consequence, prolapse of the lacrimal gland can occur which results in fullness in the temporal third of the upper eyelids and may cause visual field restriction or cosmetic blemish for patients. Thus, correct diagnosis is important to plan appropriate surgery and obtain a successful postoperative result. Read More

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Management of an unusual presentation of Ascher syndrome.

J Craniofac Surg 2012 Nov;23(6):e570-1

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Service Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil.

Ascher syndrome is defined by the association between double lip, blepharochalasis, and nontoxic goiter. Because it is a rare disease, it is most often misdiagnosed, despite its implications for quality of life. We report a variation of an incomplete type of Ascher syndrome affecting the upper lip, upper eyelids, and lateral canthi of a young male patient. Read More

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November 2012

Ascher syndrome: Review of literature and case report.

B A Ramesh

Indian J Plast Surg 2011 Jan;44(1):147-9

Department of Plastic Surgery, Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Science and Research, Melmaruvathur, Tamil Nadu, India.

A 13 year old girl presented with aesthetic deformity of upper lip since birth. She also presented with eyelid swelling on and off for 11 months. She was diagnosed to be a rare case of Ascher syndrome. Read More

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January 2011

Gelsolin amyloidosis as a cause of early aging and progressive bilateral facial paralysis.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2011 Jun;127(6):2342-2351

Helsinki, Finland From the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital.

Background: Gelsolin amyloidosis, or Meretoja disease, is a dominantly inherited syndrome in which the collection of amyloid leads to early aging, bilateral progressive facial paralysis, and corneal lattice dystrophy. Characteristically, the major symptoms appear in the fifth decade of life, with brow ptosis and blepharochalasis, drooping of the facial tissues, and oral disturbances. Indications and methods, as well as the results of plastic surgical treatment, seem varied. Read More

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Surgical correction and MR imaging of double lip in Ascher syndrome: record of a case and a review of the literature.

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2009 Jul-Aug;13(4):309-11

Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cagliari University Hospital, Cagliari, Italy.

A double-lip is an infrequent anomaly which may occur either isolated or as a component of Ascher's syndrome. Apart from a deformity that may interfere with speech and mastication, surgery may be indicated for cosmetic reasons. We present a case of a male patient with an acquired double lip and blepharochalasis. Read More

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September 2009

The blepharochalasis syndrome.

Surv Ophthalmol 2009 Mar-Apr;54(2):235-44

Ophthalmology Department, Tel-Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Blepharochalasis is a rare eyelid disorder that often presents in childhood or early adolescence. It is characterized by exacerbations and remissions of painless edema of the upper and occasionally lower eyelids. Although the average duration of attack is only two days, multiple attacks eventually lead to atrophic, wrinkled, and discolored periorbital skin. Read More

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[Double-lip and blepharochalasis: Ascher syndrome in a 13 year-old female patient].

Hautarzt 2006 Oct;57(10):903-4

Hautklinik der Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 , Düsseldorf, Deutschland.

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October 2006

[Discrepancy between objective measurement and subjective recognition of sicca syndrome before and after blepharochalasis operation for cosmetic or medical reasons].

S Schulze

Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 2006 Feb;223(2):131-3

Klinik für Augenheilkunde der Universität Giessen und Marburg, Standort Marburg.

Background: This study was designed to examine if patients undergoing the same operative procedure (blepharochalasis operation) have different subjective recognition of dry eye problems depending n whether they had he operation for cosmetic or medical reasons.

Patients And Method: The study included 32 patients (25 women, 7 men, mean age 57.8 +/- 12. Read More

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February 2006

Lax eyelid syndrome or 'progeria' of eyelid tissues.

Orbit 2004 Mar;23(1):3-12

Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK.

Purpose: The lax eyelid syndrome was described by Van den Bosch and Lemij as an uncommon disorder seen in non-obese elderly people and characterised by chronic ocular surface irritation symptoms and a "floppy upper eyelid". The authors present some new features of the lax eyelid syndrome.

Methods: The authors report five patients, belonging to a younger age group, who presented with premature laxity of all the eyelid tissues. Read More

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Congenital cutis laxa syndrome: type II autosomal recessive inheritance.

Turk J Pediatr 2003 Jul-Sep;45(3):265-8

Division of Genetics and Teratology, Department of Pediatrics, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

Cutis laxa is a term that refers to markedly loose skin that is not hyperelastic. It is regarded as a genetically heterogeneous group of diseases and is presently divided into five types. We report a male patient with type II autosomal recessive disease. Read More

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February 2004

Progressive autosomal dominant optic atrophy and sensorineural hearing loss in a Turkish family.

Ophthalmic Genet 2002 Mar;23(1):29-36

Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey.

Purpose: To describe the clinical features, mode of inheritance, and linkage analysis of ten affected members of a three-generation family with progressive optic atrophy and progressive hearing loss.

Materials And Methods: The proband, a 10-year-old boy, presented with progressive visual failure. Ten other members in his family, including his mother, half-sister, aunt, two uncles, grandfather, and some of the cousins, also had progressive visual loss and hearing loss. Read More

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Maxillary double lip: report of two cases.

A Alkan M Metin

J Oral Sci 2001 Mar;43(1):69-72

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ondokuz Mayis, Samsun, Turkey.

Two cases of double lip malformation, an uncommon oral anomaly, are presented, and the factors involved in the development, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of these uncommon lesions are reviewed. Double lip is usually associated with Ascher's syndrome, which is a rare disease with three more or less consistently associated abnormalities: double upper lip, blepharochalasis and enlargement of the thyroid. Two cases of double lip are reported; one of which was related with Ascher's syndrome, while the other had a traumatic origin. Read More

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