hordeolum


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hordeolum

[hȯr′dē·ə·ləm]
(medicine)
A furuncular inflammation of the connective tissue of the eyelids near a hair follicle. Also known as sty.
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The new agent, which was developed based on Toyama Chemical's antibacterial agent Ozex Tablet, is indicated for the treatment of various eye infections such as blephartits, dacryocystitis, and hordeolum.
The external hordeolum (common stye) is an inflammatory disease caused by an acute staphylococcal infection of the glands of Zeis and Moll (Table 1) (Figure l) within the margin of the eyelid.
Associated with such changes, there is an increased risk of corneal abrasion, blepharitis, chalazion and hordeolum in TBI, while subconjunctival haemorrhage and ptosis are more prevalent in CVA.
A hordeolum, or sty, may be associated with rosacea; look for ancillary papules and pustules on other parts of the face to help make the diagnosis, said Dr.