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Blepharophimosis-epicanthus inversus-ptosis syndrome

Disease definition

Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, and Epicanthus Inversus syndrome (BPES) is an ophthalmic disorder characterized by blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus, and telecanthus, that can appear associated with (type I) or without premature ovarian failure (POF; see this term) (type II).


  • Synonym(s):
    • Blepharophimosis types 1 and 2
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q10.3
  • OMIM: 110100
  • UMLS: C0220663
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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