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Ankyloblepharon filiforme adnatum
  1. Shiraz Elshiekh Elbashier,
  2. Lyudmyla Zakharchenko,
  3. Michael A Boyle
  1. Department of Neonatology, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michael A Boyle, Department of Neonatology, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin D01 P5W9, Ireland; mboyle{at}

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A male infant was born at 38+6 weeks after a pregnancy complicated by methadone use. After birth, it was noted that the right eyelid was partially fused with a thin band of tissue. The eye was normally formed, and had a positive red eye reflex and normal ocular movements. The left eye was normal (figure 1). Additionally, a cleft palate was identified; the rest of the exam was normal. On day 2 …

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  • Contributors SEE and LZ prepared the case report and literature review. MAB drafted the manuscript. All authors were involved in the editing of the final draft.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.