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When is a stye not a stye?
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  • Kyle Fischer,
  • Adam Richardson,
  • Kelly Blosser,
  • Jason Adler
Kyle Fischer
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Corresponding Author:kfischer@som.umaryland.edu

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Adam Richardson
University of Maryland Medical System
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Kelly Blosser
University of Maryland Medical Center
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Jason Adler
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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A 25 year old presented to the emergency department with a one day history of mildly painful and erythematous swelling of her right upper eyelid that she believed to be a stye. The clinical team noted vesicular lesions located exclusively on the upper eyelid, diagnosed zoster and initiated valacyclovir.