Other specified chalazion is a type of chronic eyelid lesion caused by a blockage of the meibomian gland in the eyelid. It can be caused by inflammation, an infection, or injury to the eyelid.
Other specified chalazion can be diagnosed with a physical exam and a slit-lamp exam. The doctor may also take a sample of the lesion for further testing.
Other specified chalazion can be confused with other eyelid conditions such as stye, blepharitis, or hordeolum.
Treatment for other specified chalazion includes warm compresses, antibiotics, and antifungal drugs. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to remove the lesion.
The prognosis for other specified chalazion is generally good, as long as treatment is started early and followed through with. With treatment, the lesion should resolve in a few weeks.