Setting sun sign

setting sun sign

(Science: clinical sign) retraction of the upper lid without upgaze so that the iris seems to set below the lower lid; suggestive of neurologic damage in the newborn, but usually clears up without sequelae.

See: collier's sign, epstein's sign.

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