Eyelid Thickening and Ptosis Associated with Pachydermoperiostosis: A Case Report and Review of Literature
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The case of a 27-year-old Chinese patient with bilateral eyelid thickening and ptosis secondary to the rare condition of pachydermoperiostosis is presented. Surgical treatment was performed by horizontal tightening via a full-thickness wedge resection combined with levator shortening and advancement. Satisfactory aesthetic and functional results were achieved. The histopathology of eyelid tissue showed sebaceous gland hyperplasia and chronic inflammatory response.
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KeywordsPachydermoperiostosis Primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy Ptosis Clubbing
This report was supported by a grant from the Beijing Natural Science Foundation (7102032).
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The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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