chalazion


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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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(4) Clinically, PMA is characterized by an indolent course of a slow growing tan, gray to reddish in color, painless papillomatous, nodular or pedunculated lesion, and is often misdiagnosed as a simple cyst, chalazion, nevus or keratoacanthoma.
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The main reasons for referral were errors of refraction (41.8%), cataract (14.9%), and allergic conjunctivitis (13.9%), while cases of chalazion and squint constituted 5.4% and 4.4%, respectively.
There is a cluster of papules and pustules on the nose, a few scattered on the cheeks, and a chalazion on the eyelid with surrounding hyperemia.
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The differential diagnosis of lid lesions can include basal cell carcinoma, papilloma, chalazion, sebaceous cyst, keratoacanthoma, blepharitis, wart, eczema, obstructed nasolacrimal duct, and ectropion.
Se evaluan los parpados y las pestanas, donde se observa tambien si hay edema, redundancia y laxitud de tejidos, presencia de crecimiento anomalo de las pestanas, pestanas ausentes (madarosis), pestanas blancas (poliosis) o, al contrario, supernumerarias y desordenadas (triquiasis); asi mismo, presencia de secreciones que puedan estar adheridas, descamacion o masas que puedan indicar la presencia de orzuelos o chalazion. Se puede palpar el reborde orbitario y los parpados, segun la historia del paciente y los sintomas que esten presentes.