Ocular Demodicosis (Demodex Infestation) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 30, 2017
  • Author: Manolette R Roque, MD, MBA, FPAO; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Rosacea

Meibomian gland dysfunction

Phthiriasis (pubic lice) of the lids

Cyanoacrylate glued false eyelashes

Backsides of numerous pubic crabs with infestation Backsides of numerous pubic crabs with infestation of the lashes and secondary blepharitis. Reprinted with permission from HD Riley, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry.
Phthiriasis (Phthirus pubis) pubic crab lash infes Phthiriasis (Phthirus pubis) pubic crab lash infestation and secondary blepharitis. Reprinted with permission from HD Riley, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry.
Phthiriasis (pubic lice). Reprinted with permissio Phthiriasis (pubic lice). Reprinted with permission from HD Riley, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry.

Differential Diagnoses