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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We last searched the electronic databases on 26 July For every study included in the review, we will assess each domain grouping to have a low risk of bias, b unclear or not reported risk of bias, or c high risk of bias.

Assessment of risk of bias in included studies Two review authors will independently assess the risk of bias of included studies based on the methods provided in Chapter 8 of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Higgins After the titles and abstracts were screened, six references were classified as being potentially relevant. Blepharitis Fuchs ; Skorinacne rosacea De Jesustrichiasis, and cicatricial ectropion Moriarty are conditions frequently associated with internal hordeolum.

Participants assigned to local injection of one of two corticosteroids Watson Not population of interest: Evaluation of amikacin BB-K8 in ophthalmological field. As safety was the primary focus of the trial, the study population comprised participants with varying ocular inflammatory conditions and data were not collected by study investigators for specific conditions. Thus, interventions of interest would be provided during the first week after onset.

Discrepancies between review authors will be resolved by a third review author. All patients received clindamycin. Treatment of chalazions with injection of a steroid suspension. We will investigate heterogeneity horedolum conducting subgroup analyses provided sufficient information is available. Jougnal no informative response is received within 6 weeks, we will assess the study on the basis of available information. RCT of participants with hordeolum randomly assigned to receive Chinese herbal medicine or no Chinese herbal medicine supplementary to topical ofloxacin and fluorometholone.


After the titles and abstracts were screened, 19 references were classified as being potentially relevant.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

Excluded studies Overall 23 studies were excluded in this review. Subgroups of interest include sex, age, use of contact lenses, including soft lenses versus hard lenses, and the frequency of hordeolum occurrences, coinfections, and other comorbidities at baseline.

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British Journal of Ophthalmology. Effectiveness hordeolkm combined antibiotic ophthalmic solution in the treatment of hordeolum after incision and curettage: RCT of participants with hordeolum randomly assigned to acupuncture plus jlurnal of the ear or sham therapy. Common interventions for the treatment of acute internal hordeolum include warm compresses applied at home, topical medications and lid scrubs available over-the-counter, antibiotics or steroids, lid massages, and others.

The efficacy of hainou-san-kyu-to for internal hordeolum. A secondary hordeolum was defined as a hordeolum that occurred within one month of the initial hordeolum and at a different location than the initial hordeolum, or as defined by the included study. Not a controlled trial: Staphylococcal infections in general practice.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

Cases of recurrent hordeolum are usually the result of failure to eliminate bacteria completely rather than resulting from new infections Roodyn The objective of this review was to investigate the effectiveness and, when possible, the safety of nonsurgical treatments for acute internal hordeolum compared with joural or placebo. Comparison with gentamicin eye drops. Of the 40 participants studied, 10 were diagnosed with hordeolum, but internal and external cases were not specified.


We acknowledge Sueko Matsumura for assistance in screening search results for the update. Antibiotics can be administered locally at the site of infection or may be given systemically. RCT of participants with internal and external hordeolum randomly assigned to bloodletting of the ear or no treatment Comstock Not population of interest: RCT of participants with internal and external hordeolum after undergoing surgical incision hordeolumm curettage.

Dermatologic and allergic conditions of the eyelid. External hordeola, also known as styes, were not included in the scope of this review. Intralesional corticosteroid therapy of chalazia: All participants received penicillin and streptomycin plus a polyvalent antigen Munomycin. A total of 14 participants were randomly assigned to each group, and results for participants with internal and external hordeolum were not reported separately.

Of the 22 participants studied, 1 was diagnosed with hordeolum, but it was not specified horseolum being internal or external. Interventions for acute internal hordeolum.

Many topical medications include ingredients that relieve the symptomatic pain of internal hordeolum. Sources of potential bias affecting the quality of a study will be jornal into six domains that include:. We will summarize counts and rate data in rate ratios when the event is rare, and as continuous outcome data when the event is more common. We did not use any date or language restrictions in the electronic searches for trials.