Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Volume 38, Issue 5, May 2009

Management of chalazia in general practice

Hannah Gilchrist Graham A Lee
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Chalazia, or meibomian cysts, are often seen in general practice. While most can be resolved with a minor operation in a designated procedure room, there is a lack of published literature on the details of the incision and curettage used to treat this condition.
This article outlines the management and treatment of chalazia in the general practice setting.
Chalazia are a common cause of morbidity in people of all ages. Treatment, which is based on clinical diagnosis, can involve conservative management, intralesional steroid injection, or incision and curettage.

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