Swelling of the glute on the eyelids

Edema of the eyelids is allergic (or angioneurotic); Quincke's disease Is characterized by the appearance of a limited ordiffuse, one- or two-sided edema of the eyelids and is often accompanied by swelling of the skin and mucous membrane in other areas. Edema can pass to the cheek, corner of the mouth and sink to the neck. If the swelling spreads to the tissues of the orbit, then exophthalmos appears. Pain or soreness when palpating there. Before the swelling, you may experience severe itching. The oedematous tissue is not dense, the skin above it is pale. This non-inflammatory swelling always appears quickly and after a few hours disappears as quickly, but often recurs.

This disease is allergic in nature and is associated with a violation of autonomic innervation and permeability of the vascular wall. Angioedema of the eyelids is an immediate reaction.

In women, angioedema often appears during menstruation; in some patients occurs with hypothyroidism of the thyroid gland.
Also, acute edema of the eyelids can be caused by insect bites or some medications.
Angioedema of the eyelids (Quincke's edema) often occurs in young children.

Desensitizing and antihistamines are systemic.
The use of antihistamine and corticosteroid drops and ointments is topical.

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