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March 1999

Lymphedema-Distichiasis Syndrome: Report of a Case and Review

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Arch Dermatol. 1999;135(3):347-348. doi:10-1001/pubs.Arch Dermatol.-ISSN-0003-987x-135-3-dlt0399

Distichiasis is defined as a double row of eyelashes and is derived from the Greek word distichia, double line.1 Distichiasis is one of the anomalies associated with late-onset congenital lymphedema.2 We describe a patient with lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome, review the literature, and briefly discuss syndromes associated with late-onset lymphedema.

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