Chalazion And Hordeolum (Barley Grain)

Chalazia and hordeola (barley) are sudden, localized swelling of the eyelids. A Chalazion is caused by a non-infectious closure of a meibomian gland while a hordeolum is usually caused by an infection. Two diseases initially cause Lidhyperämie and a lid edema with swelling and pain. Over time, a chalazion a small, insensitive nodules developed in the Lidmitte while the hordeolum remains painful localized and on the lid margin. The diagnosis…

September 3, 2018
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