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Eyelid

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Internal hordeolum is: (AIPG 2012)



A Chronic granulomatous infection of Meibomian glands

B Acute suppurative infection of meibomian glands

C Acute infection of glands of Zeis

D Lacrimal gland infection

Ans. B Acute suppurative infection of meibomian glands

An external hordeolum (stye) is caused by infection by Staphylococcus spp Qof the superficial accessory glands of Zeis or Moll located in the eyelid margins.

An internal hordeolum occurs after suppurative infection of the oil-secreting meibomian glands within the tarsal plate of the eyelid.

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