Usher syndrome

Usher syndrome (K. W. Ascher) is characterized by the following triad of symptoms: 1) fold, hanging in the form of a bag over the edge of the upper eyelid (blepharochalasis): usually affects both the upper eyelid; 2) thickening lips (usually the upper) with the formation of duplikatory mucosa (labium duplex); 3) goiter (in the absence of events of thyroid dysfunction). The first two symptoms are the result of recurrent swelling of upper eyelids and lips. The third is expressed little, often missing; apparently, the goiter is the initial condition of recurrent swelling of the thyroid gland. The etiology and pathogenesis of usher syndrome is unknown. It is not excluded that A. S. is a particular case of triadem (see) with the appropriate localized edema. When expressed deformation of the face - surgical treatment.