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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 185-186

Ectopia cilia with pedigree analysis: Second case report in the world


1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Medicine, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-6866.142897

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We present a case of ectopia cilia in a 28-year-old male patient. Ectopia cilia was were seen in the outer third of left upper eyelid. The patient's maternal grandfather also had ectopia cilia of the left upper eyelid as reported by the patient's mother. Ectopia cilia is a rare condition seen in humans. Only 12 cases of ectopic cilia in humans have been reported so far in the world. The present case of ectopia cilia is the second case report in the world with pedigree analysis.


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