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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 317-319

Blepharoptosis and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: A case report


1 Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2 Private Practicer, İran Caddesi 45/2 06700 Kavaklıdere, Ankara, Turkey
3 Cagdas Medical Center, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Aysun Sanal Dogan
Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.182948

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A 52-year-old male patient presented to our hospital with a history of secondary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) associated with an abdominal neoplasia and blepharoptosis. He had finger clubbing, hyperhidrosis, and hypertrichosis. He also had a recent history of extensive abdominal surgery with a pathology report of myelolipoma. Routine blood work was unremarkable. Upper eyelid reconstruction with blepharoplasty, upper eyelid wedge resection, and brow suspension was performed to address his eyelid concerns. By this case report, we would like to attract notice that the eyelid involvement may be a part of HOA and to emphasize the importance of systemic and pathologic evaluation in failed blepharoptosis surgery.


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