lacrimal apparatus diseases


Summary: Diseases of the lacrimal apparatus.

Top Publications

  1. Maden A, Yilmaz S, Ture M. Hereditary lacrimal fistula. Orbit. 2008;27:69-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of a lacrimal fistula is an indication for the search for a variety of systemic and ocular associations in affected patients...
  2. Satchi K, McNab A. Double lacrimal puncta: clinical presentation and potential mechanisms of epiphora. Ophthalmology. 2010;117:180-183.e2 pubmed publisher
    ..Congenital supernumerary lacrimal puncta and canaliculi are rarely reported. Our purpose is to present the largest series of patients with supernumerary puncta and to describe the clinical presentation and associated lacrimal anomalies...
  3. Zhuang L, Sylvester C, Simons J. Bilateral congenital lacrimal fistulae: a case report and review of the literature. Laryngoscope. 2010;120 Suppl 4:S230 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of lacrimal fistulae is an indicator to search for a variety of underlying systemic and ocular anomalies...
  4. Sharara N, Holden J, Wojno T, Feinberg A, Grossniklaus H. Ocular adnexal lymphoid proliferations: clinical, histologic, flow cytometric, and molecular analysis of forty-three cases. Ophthalmology. 2003;110:1245-54 pubmed
    ..To describe the clinical features, histologic findings, flow cytometric immunophenotypes, and molecular profiles of ocular adnexal lymphoid proliferations...
  5. Valenzuela A, Allen C, Grimes D, Wong D, Sullivan T. Positron emission tomography in the detection and staging of ocular adnexal lymphoproliferative disease. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:2331-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the role of fluorine 18 deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) in the initial staging of ocular adnexal lymphoma (OAL)...
  6. Kubota T, Moritani S. High incidence of autoimmune disease in Japanese patients with ocular adnexal reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007;144:148-9 pubmed
    ..To determine the incidence of autoimmune disease in Japanese patients with ocular adnexal lymphoid proliferations...
  7. Birchansky L, Nerad J, Kersten R, Kulwin D. Management of congenital lacrimal sac fistula. Arch Ophthalmol. 1990;108:388-90 pubmed
    ..We conclude that dacryocystorhinostomy is usually not necessary to successfully treat symptomatic congenital lacrimal sac fistula...
  8. Quintyn J, Ranty M, Courville P, Metayer J, Retout A. Orbital sinus histiocytosis (Rosai-Dorfman disease): a lacrimal gland involvement. Ophthalmologica. 2002;216:277-80 pubmed
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report on lacrimal involvement in incomplete, thus uncommon sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy...
  9. Leibovitch I, Selva D, Goldberg R, Sullivan T, Saeed P, Davis G, et al. Periocular and orbital amyloidosis: clinical characteristics, management, and outcome. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:1657-64 pubmed
    ..To present the clinical features and management outcome in a large series of patients with periocular and orbital amyloidosis...

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  1. Sakuma T, Ohashi H, Yamamoto K, Kawano K. Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland: a case report. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2008;52:67-8 pubmed publisher
  2. Maharajah K, Hussein A, Mohamad H, Khan S, At L. Primary non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the lacrimal sac: mortality-related epiphora. Orbit. 2009;28:306-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Biopsy of the lacrimal sac is required in cases where specific pathology is suspected. ..
  3. Avila M. Restoration of human lacrimal function following platelet-rich plasma injection. Cornea. 2014;33:18-21 pubmed publisher
    ..This approach could be an alternative for the management of these patients, although additional studies are required to perfect the technique. ..
  4. Gadepalli C, Malik V, Inkster C, Lobo C. Dacryolith in an unusual case of epiphora: open or endoscopic approach?. J Laryngol Otol. 2011;125:1298-300 pubmed publisher
    ..This case highlights this unusual cause, and the relevant diagnostic investigations. This case also illustrates successful endonasal endoscopic management, rather than an external, open approach. ..
  5. Santo R, Golbert M, Akaishi P, Cruz A, Cintra M. Giant dacryocystocele and congenital alacrimia in lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital syndrome. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;29:e67-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors report for the first time an association among giant dacryocystocele, alacrima, and agenesis of the lacrimal puncta in a patient with lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital syndrome. ..
  6. Aragona P, Rolando M. Towards a dynamic customised therapy for ocular surface dysfunctions. Br J Ophthalmol. 2013;97:955-60 pubmed publisher
  7. Fenelon E, Balby I, Neves N, Figueiredo F, Duarte E, Tzelikis P. Oncocytoma of the lacrimal gland: a case report. Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2017;80:128-130 pubmed publisher
    ..The lesion was surgically excised and histological analyses defined the diagnosis of oncocytoma of the lacrimal gland. Although rare, oncocytoma should be included in the differential diagnosis of lacrimal gland tumors. ..
  8. Morley A, Malhotra R. Subconjunctival prolapse of the palpebral lobe of the lacrimal gland occurring in association with occult orbital fat herniation. Orbit. 2009;28:430-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Sub-conjunctival prolapse of the palpebral lobe of the lacrimal gland can be associated with occult orbital fat herniation, revealed on imaging. Localised orbital fat excision is an effective means of treating this condition. ..
  9. Atili A, Holke K, Karimdadian D, Schittkowski M. [Recurrent canaliculitis in a 22-year-old patient]. Ophthalmologe. 2011;108:1175-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The histopathology result of the excised tumor showed an epithelial lesion, a partially inverted papilloma without malignancy. For tumors arising from lachrimal ducts the first-line therapy is complete tumor resection. ..
  10. Dartt D, Willcox M. Complexity of the tear film: importance in homeostasis and dysfunction during disease. Exp Eye Res. 2013;117:1-3 pubmed publisher
  11. Tung C, Perin A, Gumus K, Pflugfelder S. Tear meniscus dimensions in tear dysfunction and their correlation with clinical parameters. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014;157:301-310.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, higher tear volume is associated with corneal epithelial disease in MGD. These findings may improve the ability to identify patients at risk for corneal epithelial disease. ..
  12. Lembet A, Bodur H, Selam B, Ergin T. Prenatal two- and three-dimensional sonographic diagnosis of dacryocystocele. Prenat Diagn. 2008;28:554-5 pubmed publisher
  13. Boulos P, Rubin P. A lacrimal sac abscess incision and drainage technique. Arch Ophthalmol. 2008;126:1297-300 pubmed publisher
    ..Four of 16 patients (25.0%) who did not eventually receive a definitive procedure (dacryocystorhinostomy or dacryocystectomy) developed a recurrent lacrimal sac abscess after complete resolution of the primary episode. ..
  14. Madge S, Malhotra R, Desousa J, McNab A, O Donnell B, Dolman P, et al. The lacrimal bypass tube for lacrimal pump failure attributable to facial palsy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010;149:155-9 pubmed publisher
    ..3% postoperatively and in 72.2% at median follow-up of 27.5 months. Tube extrusion and migration were common, although such complications were not unexpected and were treatable. ..
  15. Yeo N, Wang J, Chung Y, Jang Y, Lee B. Contributing factors to prevent prolonged epiphora after maxillectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;136:229-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Silicone tube stenting can be used as the effective and convenient transected nasolacrimal duct reconstructive technique to prevent prolonged epiphora. ..
  16. Meyer Rüsenberg H, Emmerich K. Modern lacrimal duct surgery from the ophthalmological perspective. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2010;107:254-8 pubmed publisher
    ..With the methods described here, it is now possible for the first time to perform surgery that obviates the need for a bypass procedure and maintains or restores the normal physiological function of the lacrimal system. ..
  17. Tan M, Young S, Amrith S, Sundar G. Epidemiology of oculoplastic conditions: the Singapore experience. Orbit. 2012;31:107-13 pubmed publisher
    ..A postoperative status will also help efficiently classify patients as such patients are at risk for related complications subsequently. An examination of healthcare budget allocation for such conditions is also suggested. ..
  18. Jakobiec F, Zakka F, Perry L. The cytologic composition of dacryops: an immunohistochemical investigation of 15 lesions compared to the normal lacrimal gland. Am J Ophthalmol. 2013;155:380-396.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..A dysfunction of the rich neural plexus around the ductules may play a role in the development of dacryops in conjunction with periductular inflammation and induced scarring. ..
  19. Bhatnagar A, Eckstein L, Douglas R, Goldberg R. Congenital lacrimal sac fistula: intraoperative visualization by polyvinyl siloxane cast. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24:158-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The polyvinyl siloxane cast provides a 3-dimensional "ex vivo " model of the lacrimal sac, upper duct, and canalicular anatomy, and can be used in dacryocystorhinostomy surgery to identify and protect the lacrimal sac. ..
  20. Barrett R, Meyer D. Acquired lacrimal sac fistula after incision and drainage for dacryocystitis: a multicenter study. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;25:455-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In this series, persistent lacrimal sac fistula formation after incision and drainage and associated medical and surgical treatment for dacryocystitis was rare. ..
  21. Jablenska L, Lo S, Uddin J, Toma A. Nasolacrimal tuberculosis: case report highlighting the need for imaging in identifying and managing it effectively. Orbit. 2010;29:126-8 pubmed publisher
  22. Huerva V, Sanchez M, Canto L. Surgical management of Centurion syndrome. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007;42:879-80 pubmed
  23. Oghan F, Ozcura F. A novel stenting technique in endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:911-5 pubmed publisher
    ..It can be considered as a useful alternative to the classic silicon tubes in cases of epiphora resulting from the postsaccal stenosis. ..
  24. Yoon M, Jakobiec F, Mendoza P. Canaliculops: clinicopathologic features and treatment with marsupialization. Am J Ophthalmol. 2013;156:1062-1068.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous treatment of canaliculops has involved complete excisions. Canaliculops may, however, be effectively treated with less invasive marsupialization while obtaining an adequate biopsy specimen for histopathologic diagnosis. ..
  25. Massry G. Prevalence of lacrimal gland prolapse in the functional blepharoplasty population. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;27:410-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The clinical significance of LGP in the elderly undergoing blepharoplasty surgery is unknown and requires further study. ..
  26. de Souza C, Nisar J, de Souza R. Pediatric endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;147:335-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The fistulae closed down in 4 weeks. However, when the stents were removed 6 weeks later, epiphora returned. The authors' experience reveals that removal of the medial wall of the LS is effective in stopping chronic epiphora. ..
  27. Amin S, Emmerich K, Meyer Rüsenberg H. [Modern, minimally invasive surgery of the lacrimal duct system]. HNO. 2013;61:1053-9; quiz 1060 pubmed publisher
    ..For the first time, these treatments enable preservation of the whole physiology of the lacrimal drainage system in spite of surgical intervention. ..
  28. Prabhakaran V, Saeed P, Esmaeli B, Sullivan T, McNab A, Davis G, et al. Orbital and adnexal sarcoidosis. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125:1657-62 pubmed
    ..To present the clinical features and management in a series of patients with orbital and adnexal sarcoidosis...
  29. Potop V. [Effects of preservatives in anti-glaucoma agents on the ocular surface]. Oftalmologia. 2009;53:92-6 pubmed
    ..The effects of this replacement were studied in a subjective plan also with objective methods of tear film and ocular surface study ..
  30. Al Shaikh S, Javed F, Fincham G, Latif M, Bhutta M. UK survey of the present role of ear, nose and throat surgeons in lacrimal surgery. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010;92:583-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Endoscopic DCR is the favoured surgical procedure of otolaryngologists. The perceived success rate for endoscopic DCR reported in this survey coincides with that reported in the literature. ..
  31. Peng X, Li G, Wang J, Lu C, Shi Q. Papillary cystadenocarcinoma of the lacrimal gland. Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie). 2010;42 Spec No:15-9 pubmed
    ..The patient refused further cranio-orbital resection or preoperative/postoperative radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Following for nine years found no local recurrence or systemic metastasis. ..
  32. Erol B, Selçuk O, Gürses C, Osma U, Koroglu M, Suren D. Pleomorphic adenoma originates from inferior nasal turbinate causing epiphora. Clin Imaging. 2013;37:747-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Mass was hypoechoic in B-mode ultrasonography and hypovascular in color Doppler ultrasonography, and rate of tissue stiffness was high in sonoelastography. These were helpful for the diagnosis. ..
  33. Eisenbeis C, Neppert B, Menke T, Pape S, Schrader S, Geerling G, et al. [Anatomic and subjective success of structured surgical treatment strategy in the management of chronic epiphora - a postoperative analysis of contentment]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2010;227:879-86 pubmed publisher
    ..In comparison with absolute NLDO the success rate of relative NLDO is lower, but still with a subjective improvement in 81%. Our results show that postoperative success depends on the preoperative cause of the epiphora. ..
  34. Rasmussen P, Ralfkiaer E, Prause J, Sjö L, Toft P, Siersma V, et al. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the ocular adnexal region: a nation-based study. Acta Ophthalmol. 2013;91:163-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Most patients had unilateral orbital involvement. The overall prognosis is poor. Concordant bone marrow involvement and the IPI score were independent prognostic factors for mortality. ..
  35. Erdem E, Undar I, Esen E, Yar K, Yagmur M, Ersoz R. Topical anesthetic eye drops abuse: are we aware of the danger?. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2013;32:189-93 pubmed publisher
  36. Ross J, Patel V, Malhotra R. An endoscopic approach for the management of congenital lacrimal fistulae. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;27:e48-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Postoperatively, his symptoms resolved with a minimal cutaneous scar. The authors present this modified surgical technique for fistula excision using an endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy approach. ..
  37. Bertelmann E, Pahl S, Rieck P. [Malignant neoplasms of the lacrimal sac: rarity among tear duct diseases]. Ophthalmologe. 2011;108:440-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The therapeutic approach consisted of surgical resection and radiotherapy. Systemic manifestations did not occur in any of the five patients. In the limited follow-up period no recurrences and no metastases were seen. ..
  38. Ananth L, Hosamani P, Chary G. Efficacy of endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy, using 'cold steel' instruments without stenting, in treatment of distal nasolacrimal duct obstruction. J Laryngol Otol. 2011;125:590-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Meticulous surgical technique can ensure high success rates with the use of conventional cold steel instruments, without the use of adjunctive procedures, making endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy a cost-effective, reliable procedure. ..
  39. Koo J, Kim J, Yoon J. Expression of Autophagy and Reactive Oxygen Species-Related Proteins in Lacrimal Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Yonsei Med J. 2016;57:482-9 pubmed publisher
  40. Zhu D, Lossos C, Chapman Fredricks J, Lossos I. Biased immunoglobulin light chain use in the Chlamydophila psittaci negative ocular adnexal marginal zone lymphomas. Am J Hematol. 2013;88:379-84 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings and the specific paring between the IGKV3-20*01 and IGHV4-34 alleles suggest that specific antigens could play an important role in the pathogenesis of these lymphomas. ..
  41. Kiratli H, Tarlan B, Uzun S, Tanas O, Uner A. Orbital richter syndrome. Orbit. 2013;32:381-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Richter syndrome may develop in the orbital soft tissue and the lacrimal gland, and the orbital disease appears to have a better prognosis compared to patients with systemic involvement. ..
  42. Currie Z, Rose G. Long-term risk of recurrence after intact excision of pleomorphic adenomas of the lacrimal gland. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125:1643-6 pubmed
    ..Long-term follow-up is, however, necessary when there has been tumor disruption, either inadvertently during previous biopsy or by capsular breach during definitive excision. ..
  43. Katircioglu Y, Yildiz E, Kocaoglu F, Ozer E, Ornek F, Duman S. Basal cell carcinoma in lacrimal sac. Orbit. 2007;26:303-7 pubmed
    ..No local recurrences were detected on orbital tomography performed 6 and 15 months postoperatively. As far as the authors know, this is the first case of basal cell carcinoma in the lacrimal sac reported in the literature. ..
  44. Villanueva Mendoza C, artínez Guzmán O, Rivera Parra D, Zenteno J. Triple A or Allgrove syndrome. A case report with ophthalmic abnormalities and a novel mutation in the AAAS gene. Ophthalmic Genet. 2009;30:45-9 pubmed publisher
    ..AAAS gene analysis demonstrated a homozygous A to G mutation at nucleotide position 122 in exon 1 in DNA from the patient. The novel mutation described confirms the diagnosis. ..
  45. Saleh G, Gauba V, Tsangaris P, Tharmaseelan K. Digital subtraction dacryocystography and syringing in the management of epiphora. Orbit. 2007;26:249-53 pubmed
    ..Syringing thus appears to be able to detect the problem in the majority of cases but DCG can help delineate unidentified factors of surgical significance in a selected subgroup of patients. ..
  46. Lee S, Kim K, Lee S, Bernardino C. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the lacrimal sac after dacryocystectomy for squamous papilloma. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;27:e44-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In this rare case, despite the high malignancy, the patient underwent successful local excision, achieved an aesthetically satisfying result, and has had a long-term cancer-free period. ..
  47. Char D, Cole T, Miller T. False negative orbital fine needle biopsy. Orbit. 2012;31:194-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The surgeon felt that this diagnosis was possibly inaccurate, and therefore took out the tumor en bloc. This was a mucoepidermoid carcinoma involving the lacrimal gland that had been heavily infiltrated by lymphocytes. ..
  48. Pauly M, Biswas J, Hussain R, Anantharaman G. Periocular dirofilariasis mimicking lacrimal sac mucocoele. Orbit. 2013;32:324-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Ocular involvement is rarely been reported. We present a case of 51-year-old female from Kerala, the southern State of India presented with a mass mimicking lacrimal sac mucocoele whose biopsy is proved to be dirofilariasis. ..
  49. Leung A, DeAngelis D, Hurwitz J, Simpson E, Oestreicher J, Ing E, et al. Surgical waiting times for ocular and periocular cancer patients in Toronto. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007;42:826-31 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate surgical waiting times experienced by intraocular and periocular cancer patients in Toronto and to assess the period of greatest delay between certain stages of ocular cancer care...
  50. Kroll J, Busse H. [Tumours of the lacrimal passages]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2008;225:91-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study is to give a review of the appearance of tumours of the whole lacrimal drainage system seen during 10 years at the university eye clinic in Münster...
  51. Font R, Del Valle M, Avedaño J, Longo M, Boniuk M. Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the conjunctiva arising from the accessory lacrimal glands: a clinicopathologic study of three cases. Cornea. 2008;27:494-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To report 3 cases of primary adenoid cystic carcinoma originating from the accessory and/or ectopic lacrimal glands of the conjunctiva...
  52. Delas B, Bertrand M, Babin E, Francois A, Marie J, Dehesdin D, et al. Nasolacrimal duct oncocytoma: an unusual cause of chronic epiphora. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010;89:132-9 pubmed
    ..Lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct tumors are rare, but they should be considered as a possible etiology in patients with acquired epiphora because most of these tumors are malignant...
  53. Bousquet O, El Ouahabi A, Le Reste P, Sacko O, Joud A, Hayek G, et al. [Orbital tumors. Neurosurgical activity]. Neurochirurgie. 2010;56:213-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These departments' activity is quite low, treating mainly sphenoorbital meningiomas. Other tumor groups are unequally and sporadically managed...
  54. Williams M, Al Zubidi N, Debnam J, Shinder R, DeMonte F, Esmaeli B. Bone invasion by adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland: preoperative imaging assessment and surgical considerations. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;26:403-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify the incidence of radiologically and histologically documented bony invasion of the lacrimal gland fossa by adenoid cystic carcinoma...
  55. Ziahosseini K, Din I, Bhargava J. Intracranial arachnoid cyst; an unusual cause of epiphora. Orbit. 2013;32:211-3 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe a case of unilateral intracranial arachnoid cyst in association with enophthalmos and epiphora on the same side...
  56. Scott G, Frueh B, Flint A, Elner V. Fibrous dysplasia-like tumor of the lacrimal sac. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24:423-5 pubmed publisher
    ..At external dacryocystorhinostomy, a tan, gritty, spherical mass was easily removed from the sac lumen. Histopathologic characteristics were typical of fibrous dysplasia. The postoperative course was uneventful...
  57. Aslan S, Oksuz H, Okuyucu S, Akoglu E, Dagli S. Prolene: a novel, cheap, and effective material in dacryocystorhinostomy. Acta Otolaryngol. 2009;129:755-9 pubmed publisher
    ..It might be used successfully in endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy and is promising as an alternative to silicone stent intubations, especially in settings with limited resources...
  58. Carslake H. Suture exostosis causing obstruction in the nasolacrimal duct in three horses. N Z Vet J. 2009;57:229-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Three horses were presented with facial swelling and epiphora...
  59. Cohen N, Antunes M, Morgenstern K. Prevention and management of lacrimal duct injury. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010;43:781-8 pubmed publisher
    ..However, complications do occur with inadvertent violation of the orbit and cranial vault the subject of substantial publications while lacrimal duct injury (LDI) following FESS has been relatively neglected...
  60. Wang J, Cunningham M. Congenital dacryocystocele: is there a familial predisposition?. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;75:430-2 pubmed publisher
    ..We report here two female siblings with congenital dacryocystocele, and review the etiology and potential inherited predisposition to this comparatively rare entity...
  61. Burrows S. Mucocele of a pneumatised uncinate process: first reported case. J Laryngol Otol. 2011;125:635-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a unique case of a mucocele of a pneumatised uncinate process...
  62. Chaudhary M, Bhattarai A, Adhikari S, Bhatta D. Bacteriology and antimicrobial susceptibility of adult chronic dacryocystitis. Nepal J Ophthalmol. 2010;2:105-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Chronic dacryocystitis results in chronic infection and inflammation of the lacrimal sac...
  63. Nakamizo A, Yoshimoto K, Amano T, Mizoguchi M, Sasaki T. Crocodile tears syndrome after vestibular schwannoma surgery. J Neurosurg. 2012;116:1121-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors aim to elucidate the precise incidence and the detailed natural course of CTS after VS surgery...
  64. Paik J, Cho W, Lee S, Choi B, Jung S, Park G, et al. Ophthalmologic outcomes after chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy in non-conjunctival ocular adnexal MALT lymphoma. Ann Hematol. 2012;91:1393-401 pubmed publisher
    ..In the future study, to select a better treatment modality with fewer complications, well-designed prospective trials with ophthalmologic outcomes are needed...
  65. Figueira E, Boustred N, Wilcsek G. Epiphora in the presence of a simulated mucocele secondary to nasal polyposis in a patient with samter triad. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24:160-2 pubmed publisher
    ..This case emphasises the importance of routine nasal endoscopy as part of the assessment of the lacrimal system...
  66. Carneiro R, Macedo E, Oliveira P. [Canaliculitis: case report and management]. Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2008;71:107-9 pubmed
    ..This case confirms the literature reports in which the surgical treatment is more effective than the conservative treatment...
  67. Peral A, Pintor J. Ocular mucin visualization by confocal laser scanning microscopy. Cornea. 2008;27:395-401 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe a new method of visualizing human conjunctiva goblet cell mucin secretion by using a combination of impression cytology and laser scanning microscopy...
  68. Redmond N, While A. Dry eye syndrome (DES) and watering eyes. Br J Community Nurs. 2008;13:471-9 pubmed
    ..Accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause provides the basis for management. This paper outlines key features of the conditions and the range of therapies available...
  69. Shen M, Li J, Wang J, Ma H, Cai C, Tao A, et al. Upper and lower tear menisci in the diagnosis of dry eye. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009;50:2722-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To measure the upper and lower tear menisci in patients with aqueous tear deficiency (ATD) dry eye by real-time optical coherence tomography (OCT) and to determine the most effective meniscus variables for the diagnosis of dry eye...
  70. Rogers G, Murchison A, Wojno T, DelGaudio J. Inferior meatus endoscopy and directed treatment for epiphora: early experience with a novel approach. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;140:579-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Epiphora results from obstruction along the nasolacrimal (NL) system. The inferior meatus (IM) is not routinely evaluated. IM pathology is common in patients with epiphora, allowing surgery to be directed at the IM...
  71. Kim J, Ko Y, Woo K, Kim Y. Canaliculocele presenting as a medial canthal mass. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;25:236-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Canaliculocele should be considered in the differential diagnoses of a medial canthal mass...
  72. Peter N, Pearson A. External dacryocystorhinostomy for the treatment of epiphora in patients with patent but non-functioning lacrimal systems. Br J Ophthalmol. 2010;94:233-5 pubmed publisher
  73. da Silva Freitas R, Alonso N, Busato L, Ueda W, Hota T, Medeiros S, et al. Oral-nasal-ocular cleft: the greatest challenge among the rare clefts. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:390-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The Tessier number 3 naso-ocular cleft represents one of the most difficult and challenging malformations to correct for the reconstructive surgeon. We have conducted a retrospective analysis of our series consisting of 21 cases...
  74. Rosser P, Burt B, Osborne S. Determination of the function of a repaired canaliculus after monocanalicular injury by placing a punctal plug in the non-involved punctum on the affected side. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010;38:786-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine whether repair of a monocanalicular laceration using a Mini-Monoka stent provides a functioning system...
  75. Goyal A, Tyagi I, Jain S, Syal R, Singh A, Kapila R. Transconjunctival incision for total maxillectomy--an alternative for subciliary incision. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;49:442-6 pubmed publisher
    ..There are few complications associated with the lower lid, and it has good cosmetic results; if it is combined with a sublabial incision in suitable patients, the maxillectomy is virtually scar-free...
  76. Nakamaru Y, Furuta Y, Takagi D, Oridate N, Fukuda S. Preservation of the nasolacrimal duct during endoscopic medial maxillectomy for sinonasal inverted papilloma. Rhinology. 2010;48:452-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the efficacy of a new endonasal medial maxillectomy technique (EMM) for the treatment of inverted papilloma (IP)...
  77. Kubicka Trzaska A, Gedliczka M, Romanowska Dixon B. [Ocular masquerade syndrome in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia]. Klin Oczna. 2010;112:314-7 pubmed
    ..To report a rare case of a masquerading syndrome in a course of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)...
  78. Talebi F, Ghanbari Mardasi F, Mohammadi Asl J, Bavarsad A, Tizno S. Identification of a novel missence mutation in FGFR3 gene in an Iranian family with LADD syndrome by Next-Generation Sequencing. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;97:192-196 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the second report of FGFR3 involvement in syndromic deafness in humans, and confirms the gene's positive role in inner ear development. In addition, this is the first FGFR3 mutation recognized in the Iranian LADD family. ..
  79. Türkçüoğlu I, Turkcuoglu P, Kurt J, Yildirim H. Presumed nasolacrimal endometriosis. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24:47-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Nasolacrimal endometriosis is a rare ocular condition. Its management and histologic diagnosis remain challenging...
  80. Förl M, Busse H. [Basic diagnostics of tear duct diseases]. Ophthalmologe. 2008;105:346-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Numerous diagnostic tests are available and the most important tests and their interpretation are described...
  81. Skiker H, Laghmari M, Cherkaoui O, Lachgar R, Daoudi R. [Bilateral Duane syndrome associated with crocodile tears, and congenital megacolon: a case study]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2008;31:e6 pubmed
    ..Through this rare case, we discuss different pathogenic hypotheses of this syndrome and associated abnormalities...
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