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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
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Ocular rosacea can present in several forms, including sties on the eyelids, blepharitis with chalazia and telangiectasia, and "meibomian inspissation visible as pale streaks perpendicular to the lid margin," according to a review article she cited (Clin Dermatol.
Ophthalmic conditions reportedly misdiagnosed as lacrimal canaliculitis include mucocele, dacryocystitis, chalazia, blepharitis, and conjunctivitis.
When chalazia grow very large they can interfere with vision and become painful, so see your doctor should this occur.
Schwannomas of ophthalmic interest are rare but may mimic inclusion cysts or chalazia.
Chalazia may be recurrent or multiple in patients with acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis3.
On the eyelids, these carcinomas manifest as firm, yellow nodules with varying degrees of ulceration and may be mistaken for chalazia, chronic blepharoconjunctivitis, or carbuncles.
The importance of considering Sebaceous gland carcinoma in presumed chalazia in South Asian patients.
Although many chalazia resolve spontaneously, it is advisable to initiate conservative treatment at the outset (see later).
5-9) Chalazia occur spontaneously or may follow an episode of acute internal hordeolum.
1,2) Signs of ocular rosacea include anterior blepharitis, meibomitis, recurrent chalazia, eyelid erythema and telangiectasia, interpalpebral conjunctival hyperemia, and peripheral corneal vascularization.
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of intralesional triamcinolone for solitary and multiple chalazia.