DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for hordeolum

Hordeolum [DOID:9909]

Hordeolum is a sequelae of infectious and parasitic disease consisting of an infection of the sebaceous glands at the base of the eyelashes. Styes are generally caused by a Staphylococcus aureus bacterial infection.

Synonyms:  hordeolum,  DOID:9909,  Boil of eyelid,  Furuncle of eyelid,  Stye