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2004 Series -  October 26, 2004 Lecture 10 of 50  NEXT»

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This 3-year-old girl was noted to have redness and swelling of her left upper lid for the past five days.  This is the first time she has had anything like this.  Her eye examination is otherwise normal. The child is said to be healthy, and has no known allergies, or trauma.

1.  The most likely diagnosis is:  
 

a. internal hordeolum
b. cat scratch fever
c. external hordeolum
d.  retained foreign body

2.  The process primarily involves  
 

a. the glands of Zeis’ and Moll
b. the left upper lid skin
c. conjunctiva
d.  the tarsus

3.  Treatment for this condition would include:
 
a. hot, moist compresses four times a day
b. drainage through a skin incision
c. topical steroids
d.  (a) and (b)

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