Open Access

Images in medicine Le distichiasis: une anomalie des cils Seydou Bakayoko1, Nouhoum Guirou1,& 1

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire - Institut d’Ophtalmologie Tropicale d’Afrique Boulevard du Peuple, Bamako, Mali

&

Corresponding author: Nouhoum Guirou, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire - Institut d’Ophtalmologie Tropicale d’Afrique Boulevard du Peuple,

Bamako, Mali

Key words: Distichiasis, glandes de Meibomius, lymphœdème-distichiasis

Received: 30/12/2014 - Accepted: 15/01/2015 - Published: 21/01/2015

Pan African Medical Journal. 2015; 20:55 doi:10.11604/pamj.2015.20.55.6044 This article is available online at: http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/20/55/full/ © Seydou Bakayoko et al. The Pan African Medical Journal - ISSN 1937-8688. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Image en medicine Le distichiasis est une anomalie congénitale rare à transmission autosomique dominante dans laquelle il existe une deuxième rangée anormale de cils, localisée au niveau des glandes de Meibomius. Cette seconde rangée de cils est très souvent en contact avec le globe oculaire entrainant des complications cornéennes. Le gène en cause FOXC2 (Forkhead Box C2) localisé en position 16q24.3,

Figure 1: œil droit et gauche d’un patient

participe à l'embryogenèse du système lymphatique et vasculaire,

montrant une seconde rangée de cils

d'où l'appellation de lymphœdème-distichiasis. En dehors du lymphœdème, d'autres anomalies cardiovasculaires et ORL peuvent être associées.

Pan African Medical Journal – ISSN: 1937- 8688 (www.panafrican-med-journal.com) Published in partnership with the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET). (www.afenet.net) Page number not for citation purposes

1

[Distichiasis: an anomaly of eyelashes].

[Distichiasis: an anomaly of eyelashes]. - PDF Download Free
200KB Sizes 0 Downloads 33 Views

Recommend Documents


Unilateral Poliosis of Eyelashes.
A 68-year-old man presented with significant, asymptomatic, unilateral eyelash poliosis, not associated with any ophthalmic or systemic conditions. He reported that this started about 40 years ago with a few lashes in the central portion of his eyeli

Congenital distichiasis: Histopathological report of 3 cases.
Distichiasis is a condition clinically presenting as partial or complete accessory row of lashes that emerges from the meibomian glands orifices. It can be an acquired or congenital with an autosomal dominant inheritance. The histopathological featur

Conjunctival eyelashes: a rare presentation of dermoid.
To describe a previously unreported presentation of a conjunctival dermoid.

Eyelashes divert airflow to protect the eye.
Eyelashes are ubiquitous, although their function has long remained a mystery. In this study, we elucidate the aerodynamic benefits of eyelashes. Through anatomical measurements, we find that 22 species of mammals possess eyelashes of a length one-th

Dramatic and persistent loss of eyelashes.
Although most paediatric hair loss presenting to clinicians is due to alopecia areata, unusual patterns should prompt a careful history.

Traumatic insertion of eyelashes into corneal stroma.
An unusual case of eyelashes being traumatically inserted into the corneal stroma is presented. A 75-year-old hit her right eye with her own fist, presenting with intra-corneal eyelashes. All remained entirely within the cornea, with no breach of the

Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors related trichomegaly of Eyelashes.
Advances in understanding of the mechanisms involved in oncogenesis have led to the development of targeted therapies such as epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFRIs), targeting a variety of molecular structures and able to inhibit aberra

Horseshoe Appendix: An Extremely Rare Appendiceal Anomaly.
Appendiceal anomalies are extremely rare malformations that are usually found incidentally. Agenesis and duplication of the appendix has been well documented however, the cases of horseshoe appendix reported is very limited, only four cases reported