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Meibomian abscess. Close-up of a meibomian abscess on the lower eyelid of a 76-year-old female patient. A meibomian cyst (chalazion) is caused when the secretory glands of the eye become blocked. A meibomian abscess is formed if the cyst becomes infected, filling the cyst with pus (as here).
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