Dennie-Morgan line

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Double fold of the lower eyelid due to atopy

Dennie–Morgan line (also Dennie-Morgan infraorbital fold) is a feature on the lower eyelid occurring in atopy. It is a fold formed by swelling of the eyelid, usually present bilaterally. It cannot be used as a stand-alone diagnostic criteria, but may help in making the diagnosis in association with other symptoms.[1]


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  1. KOŠŤÁLOVÁ, Dagmar. Dermatitis atopica [online]. Česká dermatovenerologická společnost, [cit. 2020-02-10]. <>.