97th DOG Annual Meeting 1999
PTOSIS/PSEUDPTOSIS - RARE CASES AND METHODS OF TREATMENT
H. Pecold-Stepniewska1, M. Karolczak-Kulesza1, J. Stepniewski2
The most often cause of congenital ptosis are aplasia or hypoplasia the levator muscle, acquired ptosis - post-traumatic injury to the levator muscle or posttraumatic enlargement of the orbital cavity (pseudptosis).
Autors present rare causes of clinical ptosis of the upper eyelid and methods of pharmacological and surgical treatment (orbital pseudotumor, orbital sarcoidosis, neurofibromatosis of the eyelid, cyst of the upper fornix of the conjunctiva, conjunctival malignant melanoma, total ptosis after enucleation caused by retinoblastoma and others).
1Department of Ophthalmology of Karol Marcinkowski, University of Medical Sciences 61-848 Poznan, Poland, Dluga St. 1/2
2Private Clinic of Plastic Surgery, Teczowa 1, 62-090 Kobyiniki Poznan, Poland