Neonatology Book

Retinal Disorders

Congenital Abnormality


Inner Epicanthal Fold

Aka: Inner Epicanthal Fold, Palpebronasal Fold, Medial Canthic Fold, Prominent Epicanthal Fold
  1. Definition
    1. Medial eye covered by small folds of skin
  2. Causes
    1. Normal variant in asian and native american patients
    2. Associated syndromes (only a few examples listed here)
      1. Down Syndrome
      2. Noonan Syndrome
      3. Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome
      4. Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome

Palpebronasal fold (C0229249)

Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
SnomedCT 253211008, 74824007
English Palpebronasal fold, Epicanthal folds, Plica palpebronasalis, Medial canthic fold, epicanthal fold, epicanthus, epicanthal folds, Epicanthus (finding), Epicanthal fold, Epicanthine fold, Epicanthus, Epicanthal fold (body structure)
Spanish epicanto, pliegue del epicanto (estructura corporal), pliegue del epicanto, pliegue palpebronasal
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Prominent epicanthal folds (C1697450)

Concepts Congenital Abnormality (T019)
Dutch prominente epicanthusplooien
French Brides épicanthiques prominentes
German prominente Epikanthusfalte
Italian Pieghe epicantiche prominenti
Portuguese Pregas epicântricas salientes
Spanish Pliegues epicantales prominentes
Japanese 内眼角贅皮, ナイガンカクゼイヒ
English prominent epicanthal fold (physical finding), prominent epicanthal fold, Prominent epicanthal folds
Czech Prominentní epikantové záhyby
Hungarian Prominens epicanthus redők
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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