chalazion


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to chalazion: sty

cha·la·zi·on

 (kə-lā′zē-ən, -ŏn′)
n. pl. cha·la·zi·a (-zē-ə)
A cyst of a tarsal gland.

[Greek khalazion, diminutive of khalaza, hard lump, hailstone.]

chalazion

(kəˈleɪzɪən)
n
(Pathology) a small cyst on the eyelid resulting from chronic inflammation of a meibomian gland. Also called: meibomian cyst
[C18: from Greek: a small chalaza]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chalazion - a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blockedchalazion - a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
pilar cyst, sebaceous cyst, steatocystoma, wen - a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
Translations

cha·la·zi·on

n. chalazión, quiste del párpado, quiste meiboniano.

chalazion

n (pl -zia) chalazión m
References in periodicals archive ?
A chalazion which is due to an oil gland attached to one of your eyelashes getting clogged.
The differential diagnosis of lid lesions can include basal cell carcinoma, papilloma, chalazion, sebaceous cyst, keratoacanthoma, blepharitis, wart, eczema, obstructed nasolacrimal duct, and ectropion.
26%) patient each with acute dacryocystits, infected chalazion, inflamed pterygium, optic neuritis, orbital cellulitis, vernal catarrh and uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema (UGH) syndrome.
In the literature, cases of steatocystoma simplex misdiagnosed as sebaceous cyst, dermoid cyst, epidermal cyst, chalazion, and lipoma have been reported.
THE EYE Doctor is an eyelid heat mask filled with a patent-pending technology to relieve the painful symptoms of eye conditions, including blepharitis, chalazion and dry eye disease.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of injection of extralesional subcutaneous triamcinolone and intralesional triamcinolone in the treatment of primary chalazion.
Concomitant pathology in biopsy specimens in which KS was diagnosed Type of concomitant pathology n Infections Cytomegalovirus 3 Candida 3 Cryptococcus 1 Possible syphilis 2 Herpes simplex virus 1 Granulomatous inflammation 2 due to Mycobacterium Subtotal 12 Dermatitis Seborrhoeic dermatitis 1 Spongiotic dermatitis NOS 1 Interface dermatitis 4 Granulomatous inflammation 5 NOS Subtotal 11 Panniculitis 4 Other Human papillomavirus 1 Verruca 1 Chalazion 1 Intussusception 1 Gastritis 1 HIV lymphadenitis 10 Castleman's disease 1 Total 43 NOS = not otherwise specified.
This begins the cascade that can lead to a partial or complete occlusion of the meibomian gland, which is classified as a hordeolum or chalazion.
Key services are pre-screening for cataract, glaucoma, retinal and corneal disease, chalazion (cyst in the eyelid or kuliti) removal, treatment of dry eye and pterygium (corneal growth experienced by people who are often outdoors), and treatment of other corneal, retinal, and external eye disease treatment.
Apart from being an optical shop, EyeSite will also offer other services such as adult and pediatric eye checkups and diagnostic procedures; prescreening for cataract, glaucoma, retinal and corneal diseases; cataract surgery; chalazion and pterygium removal; cornea and external diseases treatment; retina injections; and dry eye treatment.
Clinically, it presents as an indistinct slow-growing nodule that is often misdiagnosed as a chalazion or other type of tumor such as BCC.
However, periorbital cellulitis is more commonly seen after minor trauma to the eyelid skin or related to a stye or chalazion.