Problem

Hordeolum

Other Names:
Stye
Abscess of eyelid
Infected Meibomian cyst
Nature:

A hordeolum, also known as a stye, is an inflammation or infection of the eyelid margin. It's usually caused by an infection in the sebaceous (oil producing) or sweat glands in the eyelid. The infection is usually caused by bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. This condition is seen more often in children than in adults.

Related Problems:
Chalazion
Values:
Infection
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
14.07.2019 – 21:36 CEST