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Chalazia

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Chalazia consist of granulomatous inflammation resulting from obstruction of the meibomian or Zeis glands in the eyelid. They typically present as painful, erythematous nodules on the eyelids. This child has multiple chalazia bilaterally.

bilateral chalazia

Read the case report at http://EyeRounds.org/cases/193-Chalazion.htm for additional information on
chalazia.


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last updated: 02/23/2015