Lid Lump!

𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘻𝘪𝘰𝘯⁣ ⁣ ● Painless swelling on the eyelid⁣ ⁣ ● Occurs due to a blocked meibomian gland in the upper or lower lid⁣ ⁣ ● Meibomian gland secretions → blocked → retained oily secretions → breakdown of lipid possibly from bacterial enzymes or retained meibomian secretions → leak into adjacent tissue (surrounding tarsal plate stroma) → Chronic granulomatous inflammation of multinucleated giant cells and epithelioid cells surrounding a lipid globule (Lipogranuloma)⁣ ⁣ 𝘙𝘪𝘴𝘬 𝘍𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘴:⁣ ⁣ ● Blepharitis⁣ ● Rosacea⁣ ● Seborrheic dermatitis⁣ ● Demodex mite infestation⁣ ● Low serum Vitamin A⁣ ● GI inflammation⁣ ● Smoking⁣ ● Diabetes⁣



⁣ 𝘈𝘵𝘺𝘱𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘻𝘪𝘢:⁣ Rule out neoplasms, infection (leishmaniasis/ TB masses), immune disorders (hyper IgE syndrome)⁣ ⁣ 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭:⁣ ⁣ ● Warm compresses and lid massage and maintaining good lid hygiene, antibiotics⁣ ⁣ ● Intralesional injection of triamcinolone⁣ ⁣ ● Incision and curettage⁣ ⁣ www.ophthalmobytes.com⁣ ⁣ Image from Rajan Eye Care Hospital #ophthalmology #ophthal #eyelidlesion #chalazion #lid #stye #meibomiangland #eyelid #doctor #health #medical #vision #education #optometry #medicalstudent #optometrist #medicine #eye #ophtho #ophthalmologist #ophthalmo #med #medicaleducation #ophthalmologyresident #ophthalmologyresidency#ophthalmologyresidency

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