Chalazion and hordeolum are similar in appearance and often confused. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. May;83(5) Author(s):: Colm . A hordeolum is a common disorder of the eyelid. It is an acute focal infection ( usually staphylococcal) involving either the glands of Zeis. An acute infection (usually staphylococcal) can involve the sebaceous secretions in the glands of Zeis (external hordeolum, or stye) or the meibomian glands.

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Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

Studies of participants with only external hordeolum styechronic hordeolum, or chalazia were excluded. Characteristics of excluded studies [ordered by study ID]. The primary outcome of interest, the proportion of participants with complete resolution of hordeolum at seven days after diagnosis, will be analyzed as a dichotomous variable: Sensitivity analysis We will investigate the impact of studies with a high likelihood of bias, or with missing data, as well as the impact of unpublished studies, using sensitivity analyses.

Placebo-controlled, double-blind evaluation of the efficacy and safety of yellow mercuric oxide in suppression of eyelid infections. Four of these participants underwent surgery at the time of first consult, and six received the antibiotic amikacin Hirunwiwatkul Not intervention of interest: The study authors concluded that no evidence suggested differences in pain score, mass size, or duration of cure between groups.

The only clinical trials found that included participants with acute internal hordeolum were not eligible for the review because they included multiple conditions and did not stratify by specific diagnoses included participants who underwent surgical treatment as a criterion for study enrollment, or evaluated treatments that were not under the scope of review.


One review author will enter the data into Review Manager RevMan and a second review author will verify the data entry.

The role of the meibomian glands in recurrent conjunctivitis. CCT of participants with infection of the anterior portion of the eye. RCT of participants with active eyelid infection styes and blepharitis determined by jurnal taken from the base of the eyelashes.

KD, KL Designing the review: We included only studies of patients with acute internal hordeolum.

See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Two review authors will independently extract data using the data extraction forms created by the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group.

Comparative study of local injection therapy of chalazia. The selection criteria for this review included randomized or quasi-randomized clinical trials of participants diagnosed with acute internal hordeolum.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

Characteristics of excluded studies. We will use funnel plots to assess the possibility of reporting biases if more than ten studies are available.

Munomycin in hordeolum externum. Not intervention of interest: How the intervention might work The natural history of acute internal hordeolum generally spans one to two weeks, beginning with the appearance of an abscess and concluding with draining of the abscess. Intralesional corticosteroid therapy of chalazia: Lid scrubs are commonly recommended in the treatment of other ocular bacterial infections, such as blepharitis, and may prevent the spread of infection Avisar Controlled clinical trials would be useful in determining which interventions are effective for the treatment of acute internal hordeolum.


Kenalog injection one possibility in the treatment of chronic chalazion. Heated compresses are typically employed for five to 10 minutes several times a day until the hordeolum is resolved. Journql population of interest: References to other published versions of this review Lindsley Interventions for acute internal hordeolum. Moreover, no evidence hlrdeolum that warm compresses alone would eliminate the infection. Intralesional corticosteroid therapy of chalazia.

In we modified the search strategy to include journql terms related to hordeolum. Four of these participants underwent surgery at the time of first consult, and six received the antibiotic amikacin.

The hogdeolum of a secondary hordeolum during or after the treatment period or seven days after diagnosis. Why it is important to do this review Acute internal hordeolum is a common disease experienced by a wide population.

All participants received penicillin and streptomycin plus a polyvalent antigen Munomycin. Designing electronic search strategies: