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Ectropion Summary

Description: The turning outward (eversion) of the edge of the eyelid, resulting in the exposure of the palpebral conjunctiva. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Ectropions

Networked: 373 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ectropion

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinoids : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  2. Cosmetics : 1 outcome 1 study in 20 results : IBA
  3. tazarotene (Tazorac) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  4. Collodion (Nitrocellulose) : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  5. Gold : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  6. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops) : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  7. Nylons (Nylon) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Etretinate : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 1
  9. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 17 Generic
  10. Polyethylene (Polythene) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ectropion

  1. Cicatrix (Scar)
  2. Ichthyosis (Xeroderma)
  3. Lamellar Ichthyosis (Harlequin Ichthyosis)
  4. Diplopia (Double Vision)
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
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Key Therapies for Ectropion

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 67 results
  2. Cautery : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  3. Tissue Expansion Devices (Tissue Expander) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Gas Lasers : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 outcome in 3 results
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