staphylococcal blepharitis

staphylococcal blepharitis

inflammation of the eyelids characterized by brittle hard scales along the base of the eyelashes.

staph·y·lo·coc·cal bleph·a·ri·tis

(staf'i-lō-kok'ăl blef'ă-rī'tis)
Inflammation of the eyelids characterized by brittle, hard scales along the base of the eyelashes.
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Staphylococcal blepharitis is a bacterial infection of the eyelash follicles and the tiny oil-secreting meibomian glands that line the eyelids.
Both seborrhoeic and staphylococcal blepharitis may coexist.
Most commonly this will result in a staphylococcal blepharitis, (1,12) since S.
Figure 5 shows the upper eyelid margin of a patient with a chronic history of recurrent staphylococcal blepharitis evident as collarettes along the eyelash bases and chronic blockage ('fall out') of functioning Meibomian gland orifices.