Dennie–Morgan fold

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A Dennie–Morgan fold, also known as a Dennie–Morgan line or an infraorbital fold, is a fold or line in the skin below the lower eyelid caused by edema in atopic dermatitis. The presence of Dennie–Morgan folds is used as a diagnostic marker for allergy.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Morgan DB (June 1948). "A suggestive sign of allergy". Arch Derm Syphilol 57 (6): 1050. doi:10.1001/archderm.1948.01520190129018. PMID 18098747. 
  2. ^ Uehara M (October 1981). "Infraorbital fold in atopic dermatitis". Arch Dermatol 117 (10): 627–9. doi:10.1001/archderm.117.10.627. PMID 7283456. 
  3. ^ Mevorah B, Frenk E, Wietlisbach V, Carrel CF (1988). "Minor clinical features of atopic dermatitis. Evaluation of their diagnostic significance". Dermatologica 177 (6): 360–4. doi:10.1159/000248607. PMID 3234581.