Sample records for chalazion

  1. Demodex mites as potential etiological factor in chalazion - a study in Poland. (United States)

    Tarkowski, Witold; Owczyńska, Marta; Błaszczyk-Tyszka, Anna; Młocicki, Daniel


    The aim of the study was to investigate the presence of Demodex in the hair follicles of eyelashes and their potential participation in the aetiology of chalazion in patients in Poland. The study of the correlation between the presence of Demodex spp. and chalazion has never been performed in patients in Europe. There is, therefore, a justified necessity to check whether Demodex mites can be a potential risk factor in the development of chalazion in the European population. The samples were examined by light microscope, using standard parasitological methods. A positive result was assumed in the presence of Demodex spp. Demodex was detected in 91.67% of patients with a chalazion. The presence of Demodex was found in subjects from all examined age groups. The results of statistical analysis unambiguously determined the existence of an interrelationship between the presence of Demodex and chalazion. Our results clearly indicate the existence of a correlation between the occurrence of Demodex spp. and chalazion. Confirmation of the positive correlation between Demodex and chalazion in a European population provides further evidence for the pathogenic role of Demodex in the development of eye diseases. PMID:26408604

  2. Research progress on chalazion%睑板腺囊肿的研究进展

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    赵柳宁; 邓娟


    睑板腺囊肿因睑板腺排泄口阻塞导致,是常见的眼睑疾病.目前有些设备可以行活体睑板腺结构显像观察:如高分辨率相干光断层扫描仪、非接触性笔式睑板腺红外线显像仪及角膜地形图仪等.睑板腺囊肿的病因较多,包括病毒感染、睑缘炎、幽门螺旋杆菌感染、酒渣鼻、蠕形短螨、低维生素A水平、雄激素水平、抽烟及紧张等.蠕形短螨是睑板腺囊肿形成与复发的一个危险因素,低维生素A水平是儿童睑板腺囊肿形成的重要诱因.对睑板腺囊肿可行保守治疗、病灶局部注射曲安奈德以及手术治疗.初次诊断的睑板腺囊肿病灶局部注射曲安奈德与手术治疗效果相当,对于明确的睑板腺囊肿病灶局部注射可作为一线治疗.%Meibomian gland cysts (chalazion) is a common disease of the eyelid,caused by retention of tarsal gland secretions.There are many in vivo imaging techniques for observing the tissue morphology changes of the meibomian glands.There are many reasons for developing chalazion,which including viral infection,blepharitis,helicobacter pylori,rosacea,Demodex brevis,low vitamin A level,androgen level,smoking and tension.Demodex brevis is a risk factor for both development and recurrence of chalazion,while low serum vitamin A is associated with a chalazion in young children.The treatment options of chalazion include conservative treatment,intralesional steroid injections and incision and curettage.Intralesional triamcinolone (TA) injection is as effective as incision and curettage in primary chalazion.TA injection may be considerd as an alternative first-line treatment in case where diagnosis is straightforward.

  3. 儿童睑板腺囊肿改良手术的疗效观察%The Curative Effect Observation of Chalazion Improved Surgery of Children

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    目的:探讨改良手术方式治疗儿童睑板腺囊肿的疗效。方法:选取笔者所在科室2013年3月-2014年3月收治入院的79例睑板腺囊肿患儿作为研究对象,采用随机数字表法将其分为传统手术组36例和改良手术组43例。传统手术组采用分离剪除囊壁,改良手术组适量剪除囊壁后,用0.5%的活力碘小棉片涂抹各个壁层,治疗过程中均加强围手术期护理。观察比较两组患儿的平均手术时间、平均住院时间、术后血肿情况、感染情况、家属满意度及术后复发情况。结果:经治疗后,改良手术组的平均手术时间、平均住院时间均明显短于传统手术组,血肿发生率4.65%(2/43)明显低于传统手术组的25.00%(9/36),感染率0明显低于传统手术组的13.89%(5/36),差异均有统计学意义(P0.05)。结论:对于治疗儿童睑板腺囊肿,睑板腺囊肿改良手术方式比传统手术方式更安全省时,值得临床推广。%Objective:To investigate the therapeutic effect of chalazion improved surgery in the treatment of children with chalazion.Method:79 children with chalazion admitted to our department from March 2013 to March 2014 were selected as research objects,they were divided into the traditional surgical group for 36 cases and the improved surgical group for 43 cases according to the random number table method.Cyst wall were cut off in traditional surgical group,the right amount of cyst wall were cut off in the improved surgical group,and then smeared the wall layer of the individual with 0.5%of the povidone-iodine.The perioperative nursing was strengthened in the course of treatment.The average surgical time,average hospitalization time,hematoma,infection after surgery, family satisfaction and postoperative recurrence between the two groups were observed and compared.Result:After treatment,the average surgical time and average hospitalization time of improved surgical group were

  4. Demodex folliculorum en estudiantes de segundo año de Medicina de una universidad peruana

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    Yasmine Allison Cabrera Gómez


    Full Text Available La Demodex folliculorum es un parásito obligatorio que no puede crecer in vitro y  su presencia no es prueba de patogenicidad por ser ubicuo.1-3 Se considera que juega un papel patogénico cuando se encuentra en gran número, mayor a cinco parásitos por folículo piloso, y cuando se sitúa intradérmicamente.3 La demodicosis está relacionada con cuadros de blefaritis y rosácea, molestias oculares : secreción, lagrimeo, edema, eritema, seborrea, chalazion, aunque en muchos casos puede ser asintomática.

  5. Early-stage mucinous sweat gland adenocarcinoma of eyelid

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    Nizawa T


    Full Text Available Tomohiro Nizawa1, Toshiyuki Oshitari1, Ryuta Kimoto1, Fusae Kajita1, Jiro Yotsukura1, Kaoru Asanagi1, Takayuki Baba1, Yoko Takahashi2, Takashi Oide2, Takako Kiyokawa2, Takashi Kishimoto2, Shuichi Yamamoto11Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 2Department of Molecular Pathology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo-ku, Chiba, JapanAbstract: We present the findings of an early-stage primary mucinous sweat gland adenocarcinoma in the lower eyelid of a Japanese patient. The patient was a 73-year-old man who had had a nodule on the left lower eyelid for two years. He was referred to our hospital with a diagnosis of a swollen chalazion. The clinical and histopathological records were reviewed and the mass was excised. Histopathological examination revealed a mucinous sweat gland adenocarcinoma. Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography excluded systemic metastases. After the histopathological findings, a complete surgical excision of the margins of the adenocarcinoma was performed, with histopathological confirmation of negative margins. After the final histopathological examination, the patient was diagnosed with a primary mucinous sweat gland adenocarcinoma of the left eyelid. Six months after the surgery, no recurrence has been observed. Because the appearance of mucinous sweat gland adenocarcinoma of the eyelid is quite variable, the final diagnosis can only be made by histopathological examination. A complete surgical excision is recommended.Keywords: complete surgical excision, eyelid, initial stage, mucinous sweat gland adenocarcinoma


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    Rajkumari Bigyabati


    Full Text Available BACKGROUND Children are affected by various eye disorders like refractive error, eye infections, and squint. Uncorrected refractive errors are a common, but avoidable problem. The presence of uncorrected refractive error in children has a considerable impact on their physical, mental, and behavioural development. Early detection and timely intervention can improve a child’s potential tremendously during the formative years. AIM To find out the magnitude of ocular morbidities among school children of Thoubal, a rural District of Manipur and the type of refractive error prevalent in that region. METHODS A cross sectional study was conducted among school children of Thoubal, a rural area of Manipur. Excluding absentees and non-responders, students were examined by trained Ophthalmologists and Ophthalmic Assistants. Visual acuity was assessed in all students using Snellen’s chart and refraction performed when required. Patients with no improvement by the above method were further examined at the tertiary hospital. Data was tabulated and analysed. RESULTS A total of 1700 students aged from 5 to 15 were examined out of which 53% were boys and 47% girls. Prevalence of ocular morbidity was 17.7% of which refractive error was found in 16.4%, cataract in 0.1%, squint in 0.1%, corneal opacity in 0.1%, chalazion/stye in 0.4%, conjunctivitis in 0.3%, and blindness in 0.1%. A significant proportion of girls suffer from refractive error (57% as compared to boys (43%. Refractive errors prevail highest among the age group 10-12 years. Astigmatism was the most common refractive error (48% followed by Myopia (34% and Hypermetropia (18%. CONCLUSION The study concludes that vision screening in school children is very useful in early detection of refractive errors and other ocular morbidities leading to early treatment and prevention of development of visual disability and amblyopia as most of the children were unaware of the problem.

  7. Unusual presentations of cutaneous leishmaniasis in clinical practice and potential challenges in diagnosis:a comprehensive analysis of literature reviews

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    Jombo GTA; Gyoh SK


    Cutaneous leishmaniasis is regarded as a re-emerging disease due to its increase in spread and rate of transmission over the past decade due to a proportionate increase in global human movements. This study was therefore carried out to review epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and treatment with in-depth discussion on some of the rare clinical presentations of the disease capable of influencing its control. The study was based on literature review on clinical and laboratory features of cutaneous leishmaniasis from original research articles, review articles, short communications, letters to editor and case reports on the disease for the past10 years (April 2000to April 2010). The results were analysed using simple descriptive methods. The rarest presentations of leishmaniasis encountered were peritibial ulcerations, hard painful nipple in a male, swollen upper lip, dermatofibro sarcoma protuberans, sternal proliferative growth, turban tumour, post operative granuloma, chalazion-like0.00%, and cutaneous sterile pyogranuloma with asymmetrical alopecia0.00% each. Others include infected sebaceous cysts0.45%, syphilis 0.19%, yaws0.13%, thrombotic ulcerations0.40%, mycetoma 0.90%, sarcoidosis0.67%, painless nasal solitary nodule0.00%, tuberculous lymphadenopathy0.25% and unilateral erythema nodosum0.28%. Physicians practicing in cutaneous leishmaniasis endemic, but most especially in the non-endemic areas should bear in mind that the disease may not be that rare in the context of the present global village phenomenon; and that, the next case could just be that of cutaneous leishmaniasis, the clinical picture of the patient notwithstanding.

  8. Therapeutic eyelids hygiene in the algorithms of prevention and treatment of ocular surface diseases

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    V. N. Trubilin


    Full Text Available When acute inflammation in anterior eye segment of a forward piece of an eye was stopped, ophthalmologists face a problem of absence of acute inflammation signs and at the same time complaints to the remain discomfort feelings. It causes dissatisfaction from the treatment. The complaints are typically caused by disturbance of tears productions. No accidental that the new group of diseases was allocated — the diseases of the ocular surface. Ocular surface is a difficult biologic system, including epithelium of the conjunctiva, cornea and limb, as well as the area costal margin eyelid and meibomian gland ducts. Pathological processes in conjunctiva, cornea and eyelids are linked with tears production. Ophthalmologists prescribes tears substitutions, providing short-term relief to patients. However, in respect that the lipid component of the tear film plays the key role in the preservation of its stability, eyelids hygiene is the basis for the treatment of dry eye associated with ocular surface diseases. Eyelids hygiene provides normal functioning of glands, restores the metabolic processes in skin and ensures the formation of a complete tear film. Protection of eyelids, especially the marginal edge from aggressive environmental agents, infections and parasites and is the basis for the prevention and treatment of blepharitis and dry eye syndrome. The most common clinical situations and algorithms of their treatment and prevention of dysfunction of the meibomian glands; demodectic blepharitis; seborrheic blepharitis; staphylococcal blepharitis; allergic blepharitis; barley and chalazion are discussed in the article. The prevention keratoconjunctival xerosis (before and postoperative period, caused by contact lenses, computer vision syndrome, remission after acute conjunctiva and cornea inflammation is also presented. The first part of the article presents the treatment and prevention algorithms for dysfunction of the meibomian glands, as well as

  9. Traditional medicine in Oman: Its role in ophthalmology

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    Al Barwani Badar


    Full Text Available Aim: To present three patients with ocular disease who developed a range of complications following use of traditional medications. Settings and Design: Case series Methods: Three patients who were examined in the Ophthalmic department of a tertiary care teaching hospital in the Sultanate of Oman between 2003 and 2004, seeking care following use of traditional medicines and or healing practices for various ophthalmic problems described below. Results: The first patient was a computer professional with a chalazion; the patient used a plant extract from ′Calotropis procera′ as a part of the treatment. He developed corneal edema with decrease in vision in his left eye following application of the plant extract. Treatment with topical steroids and antibiotics resulted in a complete clinical and visual recovery. The second patient developed a fungal corneal ulcer (dermatophyte - Trichophyton mentagrophyte after sustaining injury with an animal tail to the right eye and used honey for pain relief prior to presentation. She responded poorly to anti-fungal treatment, underwent a penetrating keratoplasty with recurrence of infection in the graft that resulted in a vascularized corneal scar. The third patient was a five-year-old child who was treated with ′wasam′ on the occiput for intraocular inflammation following bilateral uncomplicated cataract extraction. Following this treatment the topical steroid was discontinued. The "Wasam" treatment indirectly resulted in exacerbation of the intraocular inflammation and secondary glaucoma and poor vision as well as ′Wasam ulcers′ on the occiput. Despite treatment of the intraocular inflammation, the visual outcome was poor. Conclusion: Traditional medicine in Oman is sought by many for variable reasons. Lack of evidence-based scientific data on its safety or efficacy does not deter the Omanis from flocking the traditional healers. However, when applied in the treatment of ocular diseases