2006
DOI: 10.1590/s0365-05962006000300012
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Abstract: A síndrome de Ascher (SA), um subtipo de0 anetodermia, é rara e caracterizada por apresentar em associação, com maior ou menor expressividade, relaxamento da pele das pálpebras, edema de lábio superior e aumento da tireóide. A etiologia é desconhecida, mas há evidências de defeito nas fibras elásticas, que se apresentam fragmentadas ou diminuídas. Relata-se o caso de paciente de 16 anos de idade, com queixa única: episódios recorrentes de edema bipalpebral.

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“…In Ascher’s syndrome, it is present in 10 to 50% of cases. 3 , 10 In our report, the patient presented with normal thyroid function.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 49%
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“…In Ascher’s syndrome, it is present in 10 to 50% of cases. 3 , 10 In our report, the patient presented with normal thyroid function.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 49%
“…6 , 12 , 13 Some cases start the treatment with Dapsone 50 mg/day to delay progression of the syndrome. 10 In our case, the double lip was corrected surgically through a transverse elliptical incision.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 79%