Ascher’s syndrome: A rare entity with subclinical hypothyroidism

Authors

  • Niraj Parajuli National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Keywords:

Ascher’s syndrome, thyroid, bhepharochalasis

Abstract

Ascher’s or Laffer-Ascher syndrome is characterized by a triad of double upper lip, blepharochalasis, and a nontoxic thyroid enlargement. Here, we present a case of Ascher’s syndrome in a 17-year-old male presenting with swelling of lip, blepharochalasis and subclinical hypothyroidism in contrast to nontoxic thyroid enlargement.

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Published

2018-12-13

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Parajuli N. Ascher’s syndrome: A rare entity with subclinical hypothyroidism. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2018Dec.13 [cited 2024Jun.24];28(2):256-7. Available from: https://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/1097

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