|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 1007
Unilateral upper eyelid ectopic cilia in a 4-year-old child
Sandip Sarkar, Srihari Balaraj, Nirupama Kasturi, Hemanth Ramachandar
Department of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
|Date of Web Publication||11-Oct-2022|
Senior Resident of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry - 605 006
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|How to cite this article:|
Sarkar S, Balaraj S, Kasturi N, Ramachandar H. Unilateral upper eyelid ectopic cilia in a 4-year-old child. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:1007
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Sarkar S, Balaraj S, Kasturi N, Ramachandar H. Unilateral upper eyelid ectopic cilia in a 4-year-old child. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Nov 30];2:1007. Available from: https://www.ijoreports.in/text.asp?2022/2/4/1007/358196
Congenital ectopic cilia of the eyelid is rare and presents as a bunch of grouped hair on the lateral quadrant of the upper eyelid or conjunctival surface of the eyelid. The embryologic origin is unknown, and few cases have been reported.,, A 4-year-old female child presented ectopic cilia, with approximately 15 hairs over the right upper lid since birth [Figure 1]a. The hair was initially short, but grew along with eyelashes. At the request of the parents, the lash-bearing skin and subcutaneous tissue were excised, and the skin was opposed with interrupted sutures [Figure 1]b.
|Figure 1: (a) Clinical photograph showing ectopic cilia arising from the superotemporal aspect of the right upper eyelid, (b) the lash-bearing skin and subcutaneous tissue were excised en bloc|
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