Prevalence of Oculo-auriculo-vertebral Spectrum in Dermolipoma – Corrected Proof

Objective: To describe the observed frequency of oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum (OAVS) in patients with dermolipoma.Design: Retrospective case series.Participants: Patients with primary presentation of ocular dermolipoma.Methods: All patients with ocular dermolipoma or lipodermoid were identified from the authors’ clinical databases from 1990 to 2011 inclusive. Case notes were reviewed retrospectively for the gender and age of presentation, the laterality of dermolipoma, and features of OAVS.Main Outcome Measures: The frequency of OAVS in patients with dermolipoma, the severity of the OAVS phenotype, and other concurrent ophthalmic features observed.Results: Thirty-four patients (24 females) presented with dermolipoma at ages ranging from 6 months to 57 years (Read more...)

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