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- Acute localized inflammation of the lash follicles.
- Most commonly caused by Staphylococcus species infection.
- Symptoms: localized lid tenderness.
- Acute onset of lid swelling
- Visible nodule within the lid with eryhtema of the overlying tissue
- Pus may sometimes be visible at the glands orifice
- Warm compress and gentle lid massage.
- Antibiotics ointment such as erythromycin.
- Surgical incision or drainage procedure for chronic cases.