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Chalazion

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An eyelid mass that results from chronic inflammation of a meibomian gland and shows a granulomatous reaction to liberated fat when subject to histopathological examination. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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Chalazion

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Chalazion, Chalazions, Cyst, meibomian, Cyst, meibomian gland, Cysts, Meibomian, Meibomian Cyst, Meibomian Cysts, Meibomian gland cyst, Meibomian, cyst, Tarsal cyst

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