Statistical findings in patients with anophthalmia

Statistical findings in patients with anophthalmia The incidence of patients with anophthalmia varies from country to country, but it has approximately the same incidence as the cleft and lip palate deformity. Statistics of different series of anophthalmic patients, all examined personally, are presented. This includes the age at enucleation, the cause for the loss of the eye, enucleation sometimes resulting in anophthalmic enophthalmia, the sunken upper lid deformity, lid closure insufficiency and a taut lower eyelid, holding the artificial eye. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Statistical findings in patients with anophthalmia

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-004-0614-1
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Abstract

The incidence of patients with anophthalmia varies from country to country, but it has approximately the same incidence as the cleft and lip palate deformity. Statistics of different series of anophthalmic patients, all examined personally, are presented. This includes the age at enucleation, the cause for the loss of the eye, enucleation sometimes resulting in anophthalmic enophthalmia, the sunken upper lid deformity, lid closure insufficiency and a taut lower eyelid, holding the artificial eye.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: May 1, 2004

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