meibomianitis


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meibomianitis

[mī‚bō·mē·ə′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the tarsal glands.
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To suppress chronic meibomianitis, all patients were treated preoperatively for at least 1 month with 100 mg oral doxycycline (Monodoks[R], Deva, Turkey) once daily, topical 0.
Huang SC et al (25) and others (15, 21) concluded that blepheritis and meibomianitis had been shown to be leading contributors to bacterial keratitis.
1) There have also been a few published reports of various unusual ophthalmic presentations of herpetic infection: recurrent HSV eyelid infection, (2) herpetic meibomianitis, (3) herpetic-associated refractory (to corticosteroids) pemphigus vulgaris involving the eyelids, (4) as well as other lesions simulating neoplasia in the genital and peri-anal areas.