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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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The objective of this review was to investigate the effectiveness and, when possible, the safety of nonsurgical treatments for acute internal hordeolum compared with observation or placebo. Sethuraman U, Kamat D.

RCT of participants with hordeolum randomly assigned to receive Chinese herbal medicine or no Chinese herbal medicine supplementary to topical ofloxacin and fluorometholone. Most of the references identified from the search for this review were related to hordeo,um hordeola styes or chalazion.

Clinical evaluation of clindamycinpalmitate for ophthalmic infections of children. We will set the response time at six weeks and will document any communications with study authors.

Objectives The objective of this review was to investigate the effectiveness and safety of nonsurgical treatments for acute internal hordeolum compared with observation or placebo. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. We planned to report all adverse effects horddeolum to the treatment of hordeolum that were reported in the primary studies.

iournal Conversely, comparing the effectiveness and safety of all available interventions, to determine which may be most beneficial to the individual, is also important. For each included study, we will extract data on study characteristics, interventions, outcomes, cost, quality of life, and other relevant information. The primary outcome for this review was the proportion of participants with complete resolution of hordeolum seven days after diagnosis.


Barza M, Baum J. Jourhal intervention of interest: In we modified the search strategy to include broader terms related to hordeolum. Author manuscript; available in PMC Dec Common treatments for hordeolum include warm compresses applied at home, available over-the-counter jjournal medications and lid scrubs, antibiotics or steroids, lid massages, and others. Of the participants studied, 43 were diagnosed with hordeolum, but internal and external cases were not specified.

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.

Of the 23 excluded studies, six were randomized controlled trials RCTs that included patients with acute internal hordeolum. Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Assessment of heterogeneity We will test for statistical heterogeneity using the I 2 statistic and will examine clinical heterogeneity using forest plots.

We also manually searched the reference lists of potentially relevant studies to identify older studies that may not be included in electronic databases.

KD, KL Designing the review: Risk of bias in included studies No studies were included in this review, thus no risk juornal bias assessment was done. See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Complementary and alternative therapies, such as acupuncture and bloodletting, were outside the scope of this review. American Journal of Ophthalmology. Effect of I-Scrub on signs and symptoms of chronic blepharitis.

Interventions for acute internal hordeolum

The remaining four RCTs evaluated complementary and alternative therapies, such as acupuncture and bloodletting, which were not under the scope of this review Chen ; Gao ; Takama ; Xu In addition we used the Science Citation Index to search for references that cited potentially eligible studies last searched on 11 Oct with no relevant studies identified. We will test for statistical heterogeneity using the I 2 statistic and will examine clinical heterogeneity using forest journao.


All participants received penicillin and streptomycin plus a polyvalent antigen Munomycin Oishi Not a controlled trial: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group. We last searched the electronic databases on 26 July Application of horceolum antibiotics may reduce healing time by fighting against the causative bacterial infection and reducing inflammation. Open in a separate window. Controlled clinical trials would be useful in determining which interventions are effective for the treatment of acute internal hordeolum.

The few references specific to acute internal hordeolum reported mostly recommendations for treatment or were reports of interventional case series, case studies, or other types of observational study designs and were published more than 20 years ago.

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Unit of analysis issues The unit of analysis for this review will be an eyelid of an individual participant. Types of participants We were interested in studies of participants with a diagnosis of acute internal hordeolum. If heterogeneity is detected, we will combine trial results by relevant, less heterogeneous subgroups if sufficient data are available. Medical Clinics of North America.

Cases of recurrent hordeolum are usually journql result of failure to eliminate bacteria completely rather than resulting from new infections Roodyn Current pattern treatment of hordeolum by ophthalmologists in Thailand.

Typically, the size of the swelling is a direct indicator of the severity of the infection Lebensohn