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September 1996

Bilateral LagophthalmosAn Unusual Presentation of Metastatic Breast Carcinoma

Author Affiliations

From Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, Mo.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1996;114(9):1139-1141. doi:10.1001/archopht.1996.01100140341019

We describe 2 cases of the rare entity of bilateral infiltration of the eyelids by metastatic breast carcinoma. In 1 case, this was the first manifestation of the tumor. Both women had ptosis and lagophthalmos with secondary exposure keratitis.