blepharitis rosaceamedical dictionary

Inflammation of the margins of the eyelids in association with acne rosacea.

seborrhoeic blepharitis, a common type of chronic inflammation of the margins of the eyelids with erythema and white scales; often with an associated seborrhoeic dermatitis of scalp and face.

Synonyms: blepharitis oleosa, blepharitis squamosa.

Blepharitis sicca, inflammation of the margins of the eyelids in which the lashes are powdered with dry scales.

(05 Mar 2000)