Chalazion Pathogenesis Quiz

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What is the pathogenesis of a chalazion?

Sterile chronic granulomatous inflammatory lesion caused by retained sebaceous secretions

What is commonly associated with recurrent chalazia?


What is a secondarily infected meibomian gland referred to as?

Internal hordeolum

What are the symptoms of a subacute/chronic chalazion?

Gradually enlarging painless rounded nodule

What may be visible in a chalazion associated with blepharitis?

Bulging inspissated secretions

Test your knowledge of chalazion pathogenesis with this quiz. Explore the histopathological characteristics and underlying causes of this chronic inflammatory lesion affecting the meibomian and Zeis glands.

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