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1Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Health Sciences and Techniques, Gamal Abdel Nasser University, Conakry, Guinea
2Application Center for the Diploma of Specialized Studies in Ophthalmology, University Hospital Center Donka, Conakry, Guinea
3Regional Hospital in Labé, Labé, Guinea
Introduction: Congenital eversion of the eyelid is a rare palpebral pathology, the first-line treatment for which is the conservative method consisting of the use of artificial tears, antibiotics and bilateral inversion of the eyelids. Observation: We present a clinical observation of a female neonate ten hours old, referred from a peripheral health centre for management of a bilateral upper eyelid malformation. Ophthalmological examination: revealed bilateral, symmetrical eversion of the upper eyelids in which the diagnosis of congenital bilateral eversion of the eyelids was accepted after ruling out congenital ectropion and upper eyelid haemangioma. Conclusion: Conservative treatment was used, which gave a good result within 10 days.
Eversion, Congenital, Newborn, Conservative Treatment, Conakry, Guinea
Baldé Abdoul Karim, Bah Thierno Madjou, Diop Mamadou Samba, Zoumanigui Christophe, Camara Sidikiba, et al. (2023). Bilateral Congenital Eyelid Eversion: Management of a Case Using the Conservative Approach at the CADESSO of the University Hospital Center, Donka, Conakry, Guinea. Clinical Medicine Research, 12(4), 88-90. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.cmr.20231204.16
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