A rare palpebral disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of painless eyelid edema. It usually occurs bilaterally typically affects the upper eyelids and may manifest as a hypertrophic form resulting in orbital fat herniation through a weakened orbital septum or an atrophic form with atrophy of redundant eyelid skin and superior nasal fat pads. Additional findings are formation of pseudoepicanthal folds lacrimal gland prolapse or ptosis.
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