Cite this page: Pernick N. Stye. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyestye.html. Accessed December 9th, 2022.
Definition / general
- Also called hordeolum, chalazion (by some)
- Acute suppurative inflammation of sebaceous glands or follicles of eyelid
- Usually due to Staphylococcal infection
- Internal: affects meibomian glands
- External: affects glands of Moll or Zeis and adjacent hair follicles and cilia