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Cite this page: Pernick N. Eyelid: mites (demodicosis) of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyemites.html. Accessed May 26th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Mites commonly found within hair follicles (Demodex folliculorum) or sebaceous glands (Demodex brevis)
- Usually incidental findings that don't incite an inflammatory reaction
- Increase with age (100% at age 70+)