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This week’s case-based question:
A 56-year-old man complains of chronic, bilateral burning, itchy, scaly eyelids that have worsened in the last 2 days. The patient also notes that the crusting is worse upon waking, and throughout the day he experiences what he describes as a “foreign body sensation.” The appearance of the crusts is seen accumulating around the cilia (see Figure).
Which statement is true regarding this condition?
This condition is a complication of dacryocystitis.
Hemophilus influenza is implicated as the causative agent in children.
This condition may progress to periorbital cellulitis.
This condition is treated in the same way as a hordeolum.
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