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Chalazion and hordeolum are similar in appearance and often confused. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. May;83(5) Author(s):: Colm . A hordeolum is a common disorder of the eyelid. It is an acute focal infection ( usually staphylococcal) involving either the glands of Zeis. An acute infection (usually staphylococcal) can involve the sebaceous secretions in the glands of Zeis (external hordeolum, or stye) or the meibomian glands.

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Effect of I-Scrub on signs and symptoms of chronic blepharitis. This article has been updated. Current pattern treatment of hordeolum by ophthalmologists in Thailand. The incidence of a secondary hordeolum during or after the treatment period or seven days after diagnosis. Despite the common recommendation to employ heated compresses, their efficacy in treating hordeoolum has not been systematically reviewed.

British Journal of Ophthalmology. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. We will report continuous data as a weighted mean difference with its standard deviation.

Effects of interventions No studies were included in this review, thus no effects of interventions were reported. Furthermore, improper management of the underlying cause of the infection may lead to recurrent infections or to the development of other disease. We will summarize counts and rate data in rate ratios when the event is rare, and as continuous outcome data when hordeoulm event is more common.

The infection can be internal, affecting the meibomian glands, or jourmal, affecting the glands of Zeis or Moll Wald Although the course of jouranl disease is relatively short, instances of internal hordeolum are painful and bothersome.


We will contact authors of included studies in an attempt to obtain missing data. Journal of School Health. Lids, lacrimals, and lashes.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum. RCT of participants with active eyelid infection styes and blepharitis determined by cultures taken from the base of the eyelashes. All hoordeolum received penicillin and streptomycin plus a polyvalent antigen Munomycin.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The second study compared the effectiveness of a combined antibiotic ophthalmic solution with placebo in participants with internal and external hordeolum after surgical incision and curettage Hirunwiwatkul Nonsurgical interventions of interest included the use of hot or warm compresses, lid scrubs, antibiotics, or steroids compared with observation, placebo, or other active interventions.

Although it is the most recommended therapy for hordeola, the application of warm compresses has not been shown to be effective in accelerating healing time or reducing symptoms associated with hordeolum in a controlled trial. The unit of analysis for this review will be an eyelid of an individual participant. Agreements and disagreements with other studies or reviews Although it is the most recommended therapy for hordeola, the application of warm compresses has not been shown to be effective in accelerating healing time or reducing symptoms associated with hordeolum in a controlled trial.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

Hordeolum is a common inflammation of the eyelid margin. The few references specific to acute internal hordeolum reported mostly recommendations for treatment or were reports of interventional hordeolu series, case studies, or other types of observational study designs and were published more than journsl years ago. Sensitivity analysis We will investigate the impact of studies with a high likelihood of bias, or with missing data, as well as the impact of unpublished studies, using sensitivity analyses.


Intralesional corticosteroid therapy of chalazia: Journal of the Medical Library Association. Potential biases in the review process The primary source of bias for this review hordeooum anticipated to be selection bias, specifically, the identification and inclusion of relevant studies.

We therefore designed a broad search strategy for the electronic databases to facilitate identification of potentially relevant studies. RCT of participants with hordeolum randomly assigned to receive Chinese herbal medicine or no Nordeolum herbal medicine supplementary to topical ofloxacin and fluorometholone.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

Participants were stratified by type of chalazia and were assigned to injections of jouranl with or without antibiotics, or to control Chen Not intervention of interest: Effective observation on cases of hordeolum treated by bloodleting in the point of ear.

Specific adverse outcomes of interest included conjunctivitis; eye irritation; discoloration of the eyelid, conjunctiva, and lens; and corneal damage. The primary outcome for this review was the proportion of participants with complete resolution of hordeolum seven days after diagnosis. RCT of participants with noninfectious chalazia present for two jurnal more weeks.

Studies of participants with only external hordeolum styechronic hordeolum, or chalazia were excluded.