Dermatochalasis

Dermatochalasis is a medical condition, defined as an excess of skin in the upper or lower eyelid, also known as `baggy eyes.` It may be either an acquired or a congenital condition. It is generally treated with blepharoplasty. ==Epidemiology== Dermatochalasis commonly affects the elderly, although sometimes it is congenitally acquired. The elde.....
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dermatochalasis

sagging of the eyelid skin and underlying muscle that occurs commonly during the aging process. Symptoms may be absent or include brow ache, ...
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dermatochalasis

Synonym: cutis laxa. ... Origin: dermato-+ G. Chalao, to loosen ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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dermatochalasis

Type: Term Pronunciation: der′mă-tō-kă-lā′sis Definitions: 1. A congenital or acquired condition characterized by deficient elastic fibers of the skin, which may hang in folds; vascular anomalies may be present; inheritance is either autosomal dominant or recessive, the latter sometimes in association with pulmonary ...
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