Canalicular laceration repair using a self-retaining, bicanalicular, hydrophilic nasolacrimal stent

Clara J. MenAudrey C. KoLilangi S. EdiriwickremaCatherine Y. LiuDon O. Kikkawa & Bobby S. Korna

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Behavior and outcomes of 70 adult lacrimal sac mucoceles

Arpita NayakMohammad Javed AliDevjyoti TripathySamir MohapatraOshin Bansal & Suryasnata Rath

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Purpose: To study the clinical profile and outcomes in adults with lacrimal sac mucoceles.

Methods: A retrospective, interventional study on consecutive adult patients with lacrimal sac mucoceles who underwent dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)/dacryocystectomy surgery. Primary outcome measure was subsidence of lacrimal sac swelling after intervention. Secondary outcome measure was anatomical patency of the lacrimal system.

Results: A total of 70 patients were studied, mean age of the group being 49.2 ± 13.5 years. Majority of the patients were female (n = 49; 70%) and all had unilateral disease. An appreciable number (n = 14; 20%) presented with acute dacryocystitis of which 6(8%) developed a lacrimal sac fistula. Encystment of the lacrimal sac mucocele was seen in 47 (67%) patients, 3(4%) developed preseptal cellulitis and 3(4%) needed imaging. Resolution of sac swelling after intervention was seen in 70 (100%) patients. Definitive management was DCR in 57 (81%) patients, of which anatomical patency was achieved in 55 (96%) patients, mean duration of follow up of the group being 138 ± 70.2 days. A trend to prefer adjuvants like Mitomycin-C and/or intubation was noted in 56 (98%) of patients.

Conclusions: Adult lacrimal sac mucocele is more commonly seen in females and unilaterally. Complications of this entity include encysted mucocele (67%), acute dacryocystitis (20%), lacrimal sac fistula (8%), and preseptal cellulitis (4%). It is essentially a clinical diagnosis and favourable outcomes are seen with DCR surgery.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01676830.2020.1767155

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Multiple lacrimal drainage anomalies in proboscis lateralis

Nandini BothraMilind Naik & Mohammad Javed Ali

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Re: “In Vivo Morphology of Nasolacrimal Duct Opening Into the Inferior Meatus”

Lee, Patricia Ann L.; Kono, Shinjiro; Kakizaki, Hirohiko; Takahashi, Yasuhiro 

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Journal : OPRS

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Pain Score Assessment Using Single-Dose IV Ketorolac Only, After External Dacryocystorhinostomy: A Randomized Double/Triple-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

Agarwal, Abhishek; Patidar, Narendra; Gabba, Harshdeep Singh; Sood, Devindra; Piush, Parimal 

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Inverted Papilloma of the Orbit and Nasolacrimal System

Wang, Jessie; Ford, Joshua; Esmaeli, Bita; Langer, Paul; Esmaili, Neda; Griepentrog, Gregory J.; Couch, Steven M.; Nguyen, John; Gold, Katherine G.; Duerksen, Kathleen; Burkat, Cat N.; Hartstein, Morris E.; Gandhi, Parag; Sobel, Rachel K.; Moon, Jee-Young; Barmettler, Anne 

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Orbital Lobe and Palpebral Adenomas of the Lacrimal Gland Behave as Distinct Entities

Rose, Geoffrey E.; Vahdani, Kaveh

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