Pliegue del epicanto

El pliegue del epicanto es un pliegue del párpado superior que cubre la esquina interna del ojo. Por lo general, los niños muy pequeños lo tienen, lo cual es normal, y también es común en las personas de descendencia asiática. El pliegue del epicanto puede ser un rasgo diagnóstico importante en algunas condiciones tales como el síndrome de Down.

Pliegue del epicanto

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Last reviewed 2/21/2013 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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