Our news editors obtained a quote from the research, "The size of the defect is different, but it always involves all layers of the eyelid. This malformation is more frequent at the upper eyelid, and unilaterally, at the junction of the medial two thirds."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Sometimes, it can also involve the eye, and may be a component of many syndromes (Goldenhar, Fraser, Manitoba, CHARGE, Cat eye)."
For more information on this research see: Congenital upper eyelid coloboma with ipsilateral eyebrow hypoplasia. Vojnosanitetski Pregled Military-medical and Pharmaceutical Review, 2012;69(9):809-11.
The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting D. Vulovic, Centre for Plastic Surgery, Clinical Centre Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia.
Keywords for this news article include: Serbia, Europe, Kragujevac, Military Medicine.
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