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Chalazion (Lump in Eyelid) (cont.)

Chalazion Symptoms and Signs

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  • Swelling of the upper or lower eyelid may occur gradually over weeks with chalazions occurring more frequently on the upper lid.
  • A chalazion appears as a localized hard lump that may grow as large as 1/8 of an inch.
  • Occasionally, you may feel pain and your eyelid may be red. A chalazion of the lower eyelid may be more visible when you look inside the lid while looking in a mirror.

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A chalazion (Greek for hailstone) is a lipogranuloma of either a meibomian gland or a Zeis gland.

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