Lids, lacrimal apparatus, and conjunctiva; review of the recent literature.

@article{Allen1952LidsLA,
  title={Lids, lacrimal apparatus, and conjunctiva; review of the recent literature.},
  author={J. H. Allen},
  journal={A.M.A. archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1952},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          87-112
        }
}
  • J. H. Allen
  • Published 1952
  • Medicine
  • A.M.A. archives of ophthalmology
in 1937 almost entirely disappeared in four years. Hereditary bilateral ptosis, epicanthus, blepharophimosis, dystopia of the lower lacrimal puncta, and hypoplasia of the caruncles occurred in association with limi¬ tation of upward movement of the globes in a 3-year-old boy described by Klein.2 The condition first appeared in the patient's grandfather, who transmitted it to five sons. A somewhat similar syndrome was described by Waardenburg3 in 12 patients, who in addition were hereditary deaf… Expand
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CAT scratch disease and Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome.
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In many instances Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome is probably a form of the same disease entity in which the etiologic agent has gained entrance into the conjunctiva rather than into the skin. Expand

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