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Med Term Mod17 *Eye*

Eyelid Abnormalities Table 17-1

blepharitis inflammation of eyelid, causing redness, crusting, & swelling along lid margins
chalazion granuloma formed around an inflamed sebaceous gland
dacryocystitis blockage, inflammation, & infection of nasolacrimal duct & lacrimal sac, causing redness & swelling of lower lid
ectropion outward sagging & eversion of eyelid, leading to improper lacrimation & corneal drying & ulceration
entropion inversion of eyelid, causing lashes to rub against eye; corneal abrasion may result
hordeolum infection of sebaceous gland producing small, superficial white nodule along lid margin
ptosis drooping of upper lid margin as result of neuromuscular problems
xanthelasma rasied yellow plaque on eyelid caused by lipid disorder (xanth/o=yellow,-elasma=plaque)
blepharoptosis prolapse of upper eyelid
congenital or acquired by trauma blepharoptosis
Created by: lfrancois