574 results match your criteria Chalazion

Masquerading solitary plasmacytoma; an eyelid lump in disguise.

Oman J Ophthalmol 2021 Jan-Apr;14(1):42-44. Epub 2021 Feb 27.

Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Oculoplastic Unit, Jerusalem, Israel.

Solitary plasmacytoma is a rare orbital lesion, most commonly appearing in patients with multiple myeloma. We report a case of a 75-year-old woman who presented with a left upper eyelid lesion, initially misdiagnosed and treated as a chalazion. Histopathological testing revealed plasmacytoma originating from the frontal sinus. Read More

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February 2021

Chalazion: racial risk factors for formation, recurrence, and surgical intervention.

Can J Ophthalmol 2021 May 29. Epub 2021 May 29.

University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Madison, Wisc.. Electronic address:

Background: An association between race and formation of chalazion has yet to be objectively established. This study investigates race as a risk factor for chalazion and chalazion surgery. Understanding racial risk factors in formation of chalazion, recurrent chalazion, and chalazion requiring surgery (often with general anesthesia in children) informs decisions regarding eyelid hygiene, early topical medical therapy, and aggressiveness with oral antibiotic therapy for coexisting conditions such as blepharitis. Read More

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The Effect of Oral Vitamin A Supplementation on Chalazion in Young Children with Vitamin A Deficiency: A Pilot Study.

J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.

Department of Ophthalmology, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, National Clinical Research Center for Child Health and Disorders, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Child Development and Disorders, China International Science and Technology Cooperation Basis of Child Development and Critical Disorders, Chongqing Engineering Research Center of Stem Cell Therapy, Chongqing, China.

Many researchers have reported that vitamin A (VA) deficiency is related to chalazion. The purpose of this article is to clarify the effects of VA supplementation on chalazion in young children with VA deficiency. Forty-eight young children with VA deficiency suffering from chalazia were enrolled from our previous studies and were followed continuously for 1 year. Read More

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Primary Lacrimal Canaliculitis with clinically detected concretions: One-snip punctoplasty with lateral canaliculotomy vs. punctum sparing canalicular curettage.

J Fr Ophtalmol 2021 Jun 18;44(6):855-862. Epub 2021 May 18.

CHU Pierre Zobda Quitman, CS 90632, Fort de France Cedex, France.

Purpose: To compare two distinct surgical techniques in the management of chronic Primary Lacrimal Canaliculitis (PLC) with clinically detectable concretions.

Materials And Methods: Inclusion criteria: Patients presenting with symptoms consistent with the diagnosis of primary lacrimal canaliculitis (PLC) with ocular involvement were gathered. Gomori-Grocott Methenamine Silver test was used for concretion staining. Read More

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Topical timolol 0.5% as the primary treatment of ophthalmic pyogenic granuloma: A prospective, single-arm study.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 05;69(5):1155-1160

Department of Orbit and Oculoplasty, Sadguru Netra Chikitsalya and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Jankikund, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Purpose: To study topical timolol (0.5%) as a first-line treatment in ophthalmic pyogenic granuloma (PG) in terms of safety and efficacy.

Methods: This was a prospective, interventional, single-arm study conducted at a tertiary eye care hospital in central India. Read More

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Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma of Lid: Masquerading as a Recurring Chalazion.

Int J Appl Basic Med Res 2021 Apr-Jun;11(2):117-119. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Recurrent chalazion may be associated with bad lid hygiene but can have clinical changes which lead to the suspicion of a more dangerous entity. Particularly in elderly patients, recurrence of chalazion should be suspected to have carcinomatous changes. We present the case of a 52-year-old woman with presentation of recurrent chalazion which turned out to be sebaceous gland carcinoma of the lid. Read More

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Surgical Management of Oral Mucocele: Experience with Marsupialization.

Chander Grover

J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2020 Oct-Dec;13(4):353-356

Department of Dermatology & STD, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Oral mucoceles are a common and nagging problem. They are proposed to be a result of damage to the minor salivary gland structure, resulting in retention or extravasation of saliva which leads to these cystic lesions. The lesions may often resolve spontaneously but frequently recur, or even epithelialize over long periods of time. Read More

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Atypical presentation of invasive myoepithelioma in a pediatric patient.

Orbit 2021 Apr 27:1-4. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA.

A 15-year-old girl presented with a mobile lesion with yellowish hue on the posterior lamella of the right lower eyelid adjacent to the punctum. Four years prior, a lesion thought to be a chalazion was excised from the same location. There was subsequent progressive painless enlargement. Read More

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A Sub-Analysis of U.S. Africa Command Area of Operations Transportations for Ophthalmic Concerns, 2008-2018.

Mil Med 2021 Apr 7. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA.

Introduction: American military personnel in U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) operate in a continent triple the size of the USA without mature medical facilities, requiring a substantial transportation network for medical evacuation. Read More

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Prevalence and risk factors for chalazion in an older veteran population.

Br J Ophthalmol 2021 Mar 31. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida, USA

Background: Chalazia are common inflammatory eyelid lesions, but their epidemiology remains understudied. This retrospective case-control study examined the prevalence, risk factors and geographic distribution of chalazia in a large veteran population.

Methods: Data on all individuals seen at a Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic between October 2010 and October 2015 were extracted from the VA health database. Read More

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Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palpebral lobe of the lacrimal gland - case report and literature review.

Orbit 2021 Mar 22:1-6. Epub 2021 Mar 22.

Department of Ophthalmology, Clinica Consultores Oftalmológicos, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Epithelial tumors of the lacrimal gland are rare and usually develop in the orbital lobe. We report the exceedingly rare occurrence of a primary adenoid cystic carcinoma in the palpebral lobe of the lacrimal gland. A 26-year-old female was referred for evaluation of a gradually enlarging mass in the lateral upper eyelid, previously diagnosed as a chalazion. Read More

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Ocular manifestations in renal allograft recipients: An Indian perspective.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 04;69(4):900-905

Department of Ophthalmology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), New Delhi, India.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to report the ocular findings in renal allograft recipients in India.

Methods: A cross-sectional, comprehensive ophthalmic evaluation was performed, at least three months postrenal transplant, in 152 renal allograft recipients for the ocular findings. In addition, ocular findings were assessed for an association with the clinical variables like major etiologies of end-stage renal disease, pre-transplant dialysis duration, post-transplant duration, and dosage of immunosuppressive drugs. Read More

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Ophthalmology residency trainers' perspective on standardization of residency training in India.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 04;69(4):836-841

Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to study the perception of residency trainers about an optimum residency program.

Methods: A survey, using a pre-validated questionnaire, was conducted by the Academic and Research Committee of the All India Ophthalmological Society, in 2019-20 with questions directed to teachers in medical colleges and national board of examination's ophthalmology residency programs on demography, teaching experience, imparting clinical and surgical skills, ideal academic schedule and dissertation in the post-graduate residency program.

Results: The response rate in the survey was 47. Read More

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Lower Eyelid Nodule: Chalazion or Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma? A Case Series.

Acta Derm Venereol 2021 May 10;101(5):adv00451. Epub 2021 May 10.

Department of Dermatology and INSERM 1098 RIGHT, University Hospital, 3 Bd Fleming, FR-25030 Besançon, France.

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Increased incidence of chalazion associated with face mask wear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Jun 9;22:101032. Epub 2021 Feb 9.

Division of Oculoplastics, Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, 100 Stein Plaza Driveway, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA.

Purpose: To determine whether the incidence of chalazion increased significantly in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County following the widespread adoption of face mask wear in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: This is a retrospective multicenter study of two ophthalmology institutions: a private Oculoplastics practice in San Francisco and the Oculoplastics division of the Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. All patients seen during the studied time periods with a diagnosis of chalazion or hordeolum were identified through review of electronic medical records and included in the study. Read More

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Influence of Vitamin A deficiency on the transcriptomic profile of rat meibomian glands.

Int Ophthalmol 2021 Apr 22;41(4):1455-1465. Epub 2021 Jan 22.

Department of Ophthalmology Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, National Clinical Research Center for Child Health and Disorders, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Child Development and Disorders, China International Science and Technology Cooperation base of Child development and Critical Disorders. Chongqing Key Laboratory of Pediatrics, 136, Zhongshan 2nd RD, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, 400014, China.

Purpose: Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is associated with chalazion in young children. However, the underlying molecular mechanism remains unclear. In the present study, transcriptome data from rat meibomian glands (MGs) were analyzed to reveal specific molecular responses to VAD. Read More

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Eyelid margin Kaposi sarcoma leading to AIDS diagnosis.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2020 Aug 19;34(1):102-103. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

Oculoplastic Surgery, Texas Eye Plastics, Dallas, Texas.

A wide variety of eyelid lesions are routinely encountered in standard medical practice. Most commonly, these lesions are benign; however, malignant etiologies may present on the eyelid and require further attention. In this case, we present a 51-year-old man with no known medical history who presented to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a lesion on the left lower eyelid, which was presumed to be an inflamed chalazion. Read More

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[Inadvertent descemetorhexis as a complication of chalazion surgery].

J Fr Ophtalmol 2021 Apr 9;44(4):e215-e217. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

Centre hospitalier universitaire de Besançon, 3, boulevard Alexandre-Fleming, 25000 Besançon, France.

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Curettage for Copious Conjunctival Concretions.

Cureus 2020 Nov 28;12(11):e11742. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

Ophthalmology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, AUS.

Management of multiple exposed eyelid concretions can be performed successfully in an anesthetized eyelid with gentle curettage of the concretions using a small chalazion curette. It has the advantage of managing the patient supine, providing better eyelid stability and visibility, and minimizing risk in the event of patient movement. This curettage technique was used to facilitate the successful resolution of a patient's ocular surface irritative symptomatology due to multiple exposed concretions. Read More

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November 2020

Retrospective investigation of peripheric blood sampling in pediatric chalazion patients.

Cagri Ilhan

Int Ophthalmol 2021 Apr 2;41(4):1241-1245. Epub 2021 Jan 2.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hatay State Hospital, Ekinci Mah. Cevreyolu Cad. Royals Park 13/1 No: 23, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey.

Purpose: To compare serum thyroid hormone, vitamin B12, vitamin D3, folic acid, and ferritin levels between pediatric chalazion patients and healthy children.

Methods: Under 18-year-old chalazion patients and age- and sex-matched healthy controls were included into this retrospective case-control study. The peripheric blood sampling results obtained within six months from ophthalmological examination were investigated for statistical analysis. Read More

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A rare case of recurrent isolated eyelid myxoma: Case report and review of literature.

Orbit 2020 Dec 15:1-3. Epub 2020 Dec 15.

GovindramSeksaria Institute of Dacryology (GSID), LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

Myxoma, a benign mesenchymal tumour, can rarely present as an isolated eyelid swelling. A 33-year-old male presented with a progressively increasing swelling in the temporal part of the right upper eyelid of 5-month duration. The patient was misdiagnosed as chalazion and underwent incision and curettage locally. Read More

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December 2020

Oculofacial plastic surgery-related online search trends including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Orbit 2021 Feb 14;40(1):44-50. Epub 2020 Dec 14.

Division of Oculofacial Plastic & Orbital Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California , Irvine, California, USA.

: The authors aim to characterize oculofacial plastic surgery-related online interest that may be useful in forecasting demand and in designing patient-directed online resources. : The authors queried Google Trends for over 100 oculofacial plastic surgery terms. The main outcome measure was the top 50 oculofacial plastic surgery-related search terms from 2004 to 2020. Read More

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February 2021

Nonosseous Periocular Manifestations of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: A Case Report and Systematic Review.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2020 Dec 9. Epub 2020 Dec 9.

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

Purpose: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a disorder of dendritic cell proliferation that typically involves bone. It can be diagnostically challenging when LCH presents without bony involvement, leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment. In this study, the periocular manifestations of LCH in cases where the underlying orbital bones are not involved are described through a systematic review. Read More

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December 2020

Intestinal microbiome: a new target for chalaziosis treatment in children?

Eur J Pediatr 2021 Apr 23;180(4):1293-1298. Epub 2020 Nov 23.

Department of Medicine and Health Sciences "V. Tiberio", University of Molise, Campobasso, Molise, Italy.

Intestinal dysbiosis (changes in the gut commensal microbiome) is related to several ophthalmic diseases. The aim of this study was to verify whether oral specific probiotics can alter the clinical course of chalaziosis and its recurrence. A prospective comparative pilot study involving 26 children suffering from chalaziosis was conducted. Read More

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A Case of Giant Proliferative Periocular Pyogenic Granuloma.

Orbit 2020 Nov 12:1-2. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a common vascular anomaly affecting the skin with occasional involvement of mucosa. Ophthalmic surgeons typically encounter these lesions as solitary, bright red, rapidly growing papules following surgery or trauma to the conjunctiva, e.g. Read More

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November 2020

Serum Levels of Thyroid Hormone, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3, Folic Acid, and Ferritin in Chalazion.

Cagri Ilhan

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2020 Oct 15:1-5. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hatay State Hospital, Hatay, Turkey.

Purpose: To compare serum thyroid hormone, vitamin B12, vitamin D3, folic acid, and ferritin levels between chalazion patients and control.

Methods: 18-65-year-old chalazion patients and controls were included. The peripheric blood sampling results were investigated. Read More

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October 2020

[Giant keratinized chalazion masquerading as a keratoacanthoma in a child].

J Fr Ophtalmol 2020 Sep 28. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Université Mohamed 5, Departement of Ophtalmology A, CHU Ibn Sina, Rabat, Maroc.

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September 2020

A Case Report on Bortezomib-Induced Bilateral Chalazion.

Cureus 2020 Aug 26;12(8):e10062. Epub 2020 Aug 26.

Hematology/Oncology, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, USA.

A chalazion is a swollen bump on the eyelid that occurs when the eyelid's oil gland clogs up. Bortezomib is an FDA-approved novel agent for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma (MM). Recently, there have been a few case reports on the possible association between eyelid chalazion and bortezomib therapy. Read More

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Topical timolol for the treatment of conjunctival pyogenic granulomas: Outcomes and effect on intraocular pressure.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2020 Oct;68(10):2170-2174

Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Purpose: To report the clinical outcomes of 0.5% timolol maleate eye drops for the treatment of conjunctival pyogenic granuloma (PG) and its effect on intraocular pressure (IOP).

Methods: In this retrospective study, consecutive patients with conjunctival pyogenic granuloma between January 2019 and September 2019 were prescribed 0. Read More

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October 2020

Effects of Terpinen-4-ol on Meibomian Gland Epithelial Cells In Vitro.

Cornea 2020 Dec;39(12):1541-1546

Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear; and.

Purpose: Infestation with demodex mites has been linked to the development of chalazion, meibomian gland dysfunction, and blepharitis. An effective treatment is the eyelid application of terpinen-4-ol (T4O), a tea tree oil component. However, T4O is also known to be toxic to nonocular epithelial cells. Read More

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December 2020