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Sty (cont.)

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Media file 1: This woman has an acute sty on her lower eyelid and a chalazion on her upper eyelid.


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Media file 2: This child has an acute chalazion on his lower eyelid.
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/14/2013
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Hordeolum and Stye »

A hordeolum (ie, stye) is a localized infection or inflammation of the eyelid margin involving hair follicles of the eyelashes (ie, external hordeolum) or meibomian glands (ie, internal hordeolum).

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