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Epicanthal folds

Epicanthal folds

Overview

The epicanthal fold is the skin fold of the upper eyelid covering the inner corner of the eye, most usually seen in people of Asiatic descent.

Review Date 3/6/2019

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.