Primary congenital eversion of the upper lids

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1979 May-Jun;16(3):149-51. doi: 10.3928/0191-3913-19790501-03.


A case of bilateral primary congenital eversion of lids in a newborn black male is described. It is a self-limiting disease and does not leave any sequelae. A higher incidence in black infants has been noted in the literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Conjunctiva
  • Edema / complications
  • Edema / drug therapy
  • Eyelids / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Pregnancy


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents