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Entropion

Entropion: Introduction

Entropion: A condition in which the eyelids fold inward causing the eyelashes to rub against the eye. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Entropion, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Entropion:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Entropion. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Entropion

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Causes of Types of Entropion:

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Entropion: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Entropion, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Entropion Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Entropion may include:

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Entropion: Animations

Entropion: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Entropion may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Entropion

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Misdiagnosis and Entropion

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Entropion: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Entropion: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Entropion

The list below shows some of the causes of Entropion mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Entropion?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Entropion. Of the 12 causes of Entropion that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Entropion:

The following list of conditions have 'Entropion' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Entropion:

The following list of medical conditions have Entropion or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Entropion Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Entropion based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Entropion:

    Medical Conditions associated with Entropion:

    Eyelash symptoms (131 causes), Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)

    Symptoms related to Entropion:

    Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Dry eyes (74 causes), Itchy eyes (293 causes), Foreign body in eye, Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Involutional entropion, Cicatricial entropion, Acute spastic entropion, Congenital entropion, Eyelid entropion, Eyelid inversion (12 causes), Eyelid margin inversion, Ocular irritation, Eyelid retraction, Corneal abrasions

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