International Ophthalmology

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 297–298 | Cite as

A case of ectopic cilia

Case Report


Ectopic cilia are the most rare of cilial anomalies. We report a 27-year-old man who presents with tarsal conjunctival symptomatic ectopic cilia. On slit-lamp examination eversion of the lower eyelid demonstrated that several black–white cilia were protruding from the conjunctiva.


Conjunctiva Ectopic cilia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, School of MedicineFirat University Tip Fakültesi Göz Hastaliklari A.D.ElazigTurkey
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyMedical Park HospitalElazigTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Emergency, School of MedicineFirat UniversityElazigTurkey

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