Which conjunctival findings are characteristic of adult blepharitis?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: R Scott Lowery, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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The conjunctiva usually shows papillary injection. Advanced cases reveal tarsal thickening, loss of normal tarsal vascular architecture, subconjunctival substantia propria fibrosis, conjunctival scarring, and tarsal distortion due to cicatricial contraction and subsequent entropion.


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