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May 1930


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Madras, Spain. Government Ophthalmic Hospital.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1930;3(5):623. doi:10.1001/archopht.1930.00810070131009

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To the Editor:—With reference to the report of a case of ankyloblepharon filiforme adnatum by Drs. H. V. Judge, W. C. Mott and J. A. C. Gabriels, which appeared in the December issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology (2:702, 1929), may I be permitted to point out that a similar case was recorded in the annual report of this hospital for 1926? The following note is quoted from the report :

"A full-term Hindu female child, aged 5 days, was brought to hospital on Feb. 11, 1926, by the mother because the lids would not open properly. On examination it was found that several narrow bands of tissue held the margins of the lids together, presumably the remains of the tissue union of early intrauterine life. On the left there was only one narrow stretched out bridge at the centre of the lid which looked as if it might

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