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Outcome of External Dacryocystorhinostomy and Monocanalicular Intubation in Patients with Total Obstruction of One Canalicus.

Korean J Ophthalmol 2019 Apr;33(2):138-141

Department of Ophthalmology, Medipol University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: We sought to evaluate the outcomes of external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) and mono-canalicular intubation in patients with total obstruction of one canalicus.

Methods: Sixteen eyes of 16 patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction and a single canaliculus obstruction who had undergone external DCR and monocanalicular intubation of the intact canaliculus were retrospectively included in the present study. The monocanalicular tube (Mini Monoka) was left in place for at least two months. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3341/kjo.2018.0077DOI Listing

Bilateral Simultaneous Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: Outcome and Impact on the Quality of Life of the Patients.

Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2019 Apr 15;23(2):191-195. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Ear Nose and Throat Department, Head and Neck and Skull Base Center, King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC-HC), KSA, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

 Bilateral simultaneous endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (endo-DCR) has received little attention in the literature, thus many surgeons continue to address bilateral nasolacrimal duct obstruction at two stages, rather than in the same setting.  To evaluate the feasibility and the outcome of simultaneous bilateral Endo-DCR and its impact on the quality of life of the patients.  We have conducted a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent bilateral simultaneous endo-DCR between March 2013 and February 2017 at our tertiary care institution. Read More

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0038-1675394
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1675394DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6449129PMC
April 2019
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Lacrimal Sac Sebaceous Carcinoma.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Mar 26. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Oculoplastic Department, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Sebaceous carcinoma is an aggressive malignancy with a high mortality rate that commonly arises in the periorbital area. Rarely, the lacrimal apparatus may be involved by either contiguous or noncontiguous spread. The authors describe 2 unusual cases of sebaceous carcinoma in the lacrimal sac, presenting as a medial canthal mass simulating chronic dacryocystitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001386DOI Listing
March 2019
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Impact of sclerosing dacryoadenitis/sialadenitis on relapse during steroid therapy in patients with type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2019 Mar 27:1-6. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

a Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences , Hiroshima University , Hiroshima , Japan.

Objectives: Steroids are the first-line drugs for induction of remission in patients with type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP), and the usefulness of steroid maintenance therapy to prevent relapse has recently been reported. However, even during steroid therapy, a relatively large percentage of patients relapse and the predictive factors for relapse have not yet been elucidated. The aim of this study was to clarify the predictive factors for relapse of AIP patients during steroid therapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365521.2019.1577489DOI Listing

Efficacy of nasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy for chronic dacryocystitis: A systematic review protocol of randomized controlled trial.

Authors:
Xiao Chen Yang Liu

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Mar;98(12):e14889

Department of Ophthalmology, Yan'an People's Hospital, Yan'an, China.

Background: This study aims to assess the efficacy and safety of nasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (NED) for patients with chronic dacryocystitis (CD).

Methods: The following 7 electronic databases will be searched from inception to the present: Cochrane Library, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Web of Science, Allied and Complementary Medicine Database, and Chinese Biomedical Literature Database. In addition, the clinical trials registry and reference lists of included studies will also be searched. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014889DOI Listing

Post-traumatic endophthalmitis caused by .

JMM Case Rep 2019 Feb 20;6(2):e005175. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Departament of Microbiology, University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla - IDIVAL, Santander, Spain.

Introduction: complex has been associated with infections in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients. Infection can be localized or disseminated, affecting skin and soft tissues, the respiratory system, bones and joints, the circulatory system and especially the central nervous system. Ocular infections such as keratitis, scleritis, conjunctivitis, dacryocystitis, orbital cellulitis and endophthalmitis due to spp. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmmcr.0.005175DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6421342PMC
February 2019
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Primary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the lacrimal drainage system in two pediatric patients.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2019 Mar 12:1120672119837085. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

2 Department of Ophthalmology, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey.

Primary non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) of lacrimal drainage system (LDS) is quite rare in children, but it is important to expedite early diagnosis in an effort to alter possible life-threatening disease since they are usually misdiagnosed as chronic dacryocystitis. In the literature, there are few examples of tumors of LDS in children. The authors herein report two pediatric cases of extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT lymphoma) originating from lacrimal sac in an attempt to increase the knowledge about the clinical course of NHL of LDS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1120672119837085DOI Listing
March 2019
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Concurrent acute retinal necrosis and orbital inflammation: Report of 2 cases.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2019 Jun 13;14:47-50. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 33136, USA.

Purpose: To describe the rare entity of concurrent herpetic acute retinal necrosis (ARN) and orbital inflammation.

Observations: Two cases of ARN with simultaneous orbital inflammation are described. A 40-year old male presented with a painful left eye and hand motion visual acuity (VA). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoc.2019.01.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6393694PMC
June 2019
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Ultrasonography-guided removal of plant-based foreign bodies from the lacrimal sac in four dogs.

BMC Vet Res 2019 Mar 5;15(1):76. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, via livornese snc, San Piero a Grado, 56122, Pisa, Italy.

Background: Dacryocystitis is an inflammation of the lacrimal drainage system. One of the most common causes of dacryocystitis in dogs is due to plant-based foreign bodies typically located in the lacrimal sac. The aim of this case series was to describe an ultrasonography-guided technique for dogs with plant-based foreign bodies in the lacrimal sac, as both a diagnostic and therapeutic tool. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12917-019-1817-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6402165PMC
March 2019
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Surfactant proteins: Role in lacrimal drainage disorders.

Med Hypotheses 2019 Mar 24;124:35-36. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Institute of Functional and Clinical Anatomy, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Núrnberg, Germany.

Surfactants are complex mixtures of phospholipids and proteins produced by type II alveolar cells of the lungs and play a crucial role in pulmonary physiology. Six types of surfactant proteins (SP) are known; SP-A, SP-B, SP-C, SP-D, SP-G and SP-H. The major role of SP is in reducing surface tension and various immunological functions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2019.01.020DOI Listing
March 2019
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High Prevalence of Biofilm-Forming MRSA in the Conjunctival Flora in Chronic Dacryocystitis.

Semin Ophthalmol 2019 22;34(2):74-79. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

c Retina and Uveitis Services , L V Prasad Eye Institute , Bhubaneswar , India.

Objectives: To report the microbiological spectrum of conjunctival flora and prevalence of biofilm-forming Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in conjunctival flora in chronic dacryocystitis.

Design: Prospective, case-control study.

Methods: We included patients with unilateral chronic dacryocystitis, and their unaffected eyes as control. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08820538.2019.1578382DOI Listing
April 2019
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A Rare Case of IgG4-Related Disease Presenting as a Unilateral Severe Dacryoadenitis Complicated by Hypophysitis and Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis.

J Clin Rheumatol 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Rheumatology, Hiroshima City Hiroshima Citizens Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Endocrinology and Diabetic Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000000989DOI Listing
February 2019
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Differences and similarities between IgG4-related disease with and without dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis: clinical manifestations and treatment efficacy.

Arthritis Res Ther 2019 Feb 1;21(1):44. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Rheumatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Key Laboratory of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Ministry of Education, No.1 Shuaifuyuan, Wangfujing, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100730, China.

Background: This study aimed to compare the differences and similarities in the clinical manifestations and treatment efficacy of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) in patients with and without dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis (DS).

Methods: A total of 121 untreated IgG4-RD patients in Peking Union Medical College Hospital were enrolled in this study. The patients were divided into three groups: DS-predominant (group A), non-DS (group B), and DS with other internal organs affected (group C). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13075-019-1828-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6359790PMC
February 2019
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Clinical significance of ocular manifestations in granulomatosis with polyangiitis: association with sinonasal involvement and damage.

Rheumatol Int 2019 Mar 31;39(3):489-495. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Ophthalmology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Vasco de Quiroga No. 15, Col. Sección XVI, Tlalpan, CP 14000, Mexico City, CP, Mexico.

Ocular involvement is present in 50-60% of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) patients and can affect any part of the ocular globe. The present study describes ophthalmologic manifestations, association with systemic symptoms, disease activity and damage in GPA. A cross-sectional study was conducted including patients with GPA who underwent rheumatologic and ophthalmologic evaluation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-019-04242-7DOI Listing
March 2019
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Diagnosis of IgG4 - related ophthalmic disease in a group of patients with various lesions of the eye and orbits.

Ter Arkh 2018 May;90(5):61-71

A.I. Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia.

Aim: To provide demographic, clinical, laboratory, ultrasound, radiological, morphological/ immunomorphological phenotype of IgG4-related ophthalmic diseases, which allowsmaking a differential diagnosis with granulomatous, autoimmune, inflammatory, endocrine and hematologic diseases affecting the eye and orbits.

Materials And Methods: From 2004 to 2016 108 (78.2%) of the 138 patients were diagnosed with non-tumoral lesions of eye and orbits. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.26442/terarkh201890561-71DOI Listing
May 2018
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Relapse patterns and predictors of IgG4-related diseases involved with autoimmune pancreatitis: A single-center retrospective study of 115 patients.

J Dig Dis 2019 Mar;20(3):152-158

Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Objective: Autoimmune pancreatitis is an autoimmune disorder accompanied by clinicopathological manifestations that have been established as immunoglobulin (IgG)4-related diseases (IgG4-RD). Other IgG4-RD are often involved with autoimmune pancreatitis. They sometimes relapse despite a favorable response to steroid therapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1751-2980.12708DOI Listing
March 2019
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The diagnostic utility of submandibular gland sonography and labial salivary gland biopsy in IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialadenitis: Its potential application to the diagnostic criteria.

Mod Rheumatol 2019 Mar 4:1-6. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

a Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dental Science , Kyushu University , Fukuoka , Japan.

Objectives: In this study, we investigated the diagnostic utility of submandibular gland (SMG) sonography and labial salivary gland (LSG) biopsy as a less invasive procedure for diagnosing IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialadenitis (IgG4-DS) Methods: Sixty-eight patients with suspected IgG4-DS by presenting swelling of elevated serum IgG (>1747 mg/dl) and/or swelling glands underwent SMG sonography, LSG biopsy and measurement for serum IgG4. SMG sonographic diagnosis was determined by the following characteristic changes; 'hypoechoic areas of a nodal pattern with high vascularity' and/or 'hypoechoic areas of a reticular pattern in the superficial part'.

Results: Thirty-one patients were diagnosed with IgG4-DS, 5 with IgG4-RD unaccompanied by lacrimal and salivary gland lesions, 28 with Sjögren's syndrome, and 4 with malignant lymphoma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14397595.2019.1576271DOI Listing
March 2019
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Clinical features and mechanistic insights regarding IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis: a review.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD), recognized only recently as a single diagnostic entity, is a chronic inflammatory condition of unknown etiology. The diagnosis of IgG4-RD relies heavily on histopathological analysis and the correlation of histology findings with clinical, serological, and radiological data. CD4 T and B cells, including IgG4-expressing plasmablasts, constitute the major inflammatory cell populations in IgG4-RD and are believed to cause organ damage and tissue fibrosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2019.01.006DOI Listing
January 2019

IgG4-related dacryocystitis and aortitis: A new association.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 15:1120672118823123. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Universitari i Politecnic La Fe, Valencia, Spain.

A 73-year-old woman with a history of muscular weakness and dyspnoea of unknown etiology was referred to our Ophthalmology Department for dacryocystitis. Lacrimal sac biopsy revealed IgG4 plasma cell infiltration and systemic diagnosis was done based on this, allowing an appropriate treatment to be established. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of IgG4-related dacryocystitis associated to aortitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1120672118823123DOI Listing
January 2019
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Congenital Dacryocystocele: A Major Review.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Dec 28. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Govindram Seksaria Institute of Dacryology, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

Purpose: To provide a systematic review of the literature on congenital dacryocystoceles (CDCs) and summarize their presentations, investigations, management, and outcomes.

Methods: The authors performed a PubMed search of all articles published in English on CDCs. Data captured include demographics, clinical presentations, investigations, management modalities, complications, and outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001297DOI Listing
December 2018
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Chronic dacryocystitis caused by sarcoidosis.

Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2019 Apr 14;94(4):188-191. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Servicio de Anatomía Patológica, Fundació Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa, Manresa, Barcelona, España.

Sarcoidosis of lacrimal sac is a very uncommon disease. When the patient has symptoms of lacrimal sac diseases, it is necessary to take into account the histological evaluation, to demonstrate the involvement of the lacrimal sac by this pathology. In patients with sarcoidosis history, the treatment is surgical and it is suggested to do an external dacryocystorhinostomy, in order to take a biopsy, to get a diagnosis and to establish the incidence of this pathology. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S03656691183033
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oftal.2018.10.010DOI Listing
April 2019
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A Rare Cause for Recurrent Implant-Related Inflammation of Orbit: Dacryocystitis.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Department of Mersin University Medical Faculty, Mersin, Turkey.

Ultra-thin porous polyethylene has been widely preferred in orbital blow out fracture repair for many years as a safe and stable material. Delayed complications related to the implant in orbital blow out fracture repair are very rare and usually begin as a periorbital inflammation. Infections and tissue reaction to the foreign body are regarded as main causes for implant-related inflammation of which symptoms may vary among the patients and may involve subacute and chronic eyelid swelling, skin redness, pain, conjunctival injection, proptosis, and acute orbital inflammation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000005059DOI Listing
December 2018
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A case report on complete cure of recurrent primary canaliculitis by 4-snip punctoplasty and canalicular curettage.

Authors:
Min Ho Kim Ho Ra

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13508

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: For the treatment of primary canaliculitis, 1,2,3-snip punctoplasty and canalicular curettage are commonly used; however, a recurrence rate of 6.6% to 22% has been reported. Herein, we describe a case of recurrent primary canaliculitis that was completely cured by 4-snip punctoplasty and canalicular curettage. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013508DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6310510PMC
December 2018
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SLE dacryoadenitis.

Orbit 2018 Dec 12:1-4. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

a Department of Ophthalmology , Christchurch Hospital , Christchurch , New Zealand.

In systemic lupus erythematosus, ophthalmic manifestations are noted in up to one-third of patients. We describe a patient with an unusual initial presentation of this disorder. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2018.1518463DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Intraoperative prevention of dacryocystitis relapse].

Vestn Oftalmol 2018;134(5. Vyp. 2):270-275

Research Institute of Eye Diseases, 11A Rossolimo St., Moscow, Russian Federation, 119021; I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Chair of Ophthalmology, 8-2 Malaya Trubetskaya St., Moscow, Russian Federation, 119991.

The article reviews the literature devoted to modern intraoperative methods of preventing cicatricial process at the site of dacryostoma after endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy. Despite the constant improvement of the surgery technique, complications in the postoperative period still occur. They include the formation of granulation tissue at the sites of dacryostoma, synechiae in the nasal cavity, or narrowing of the dacryostoma, which ultimately leads to a relapse of the disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/oftalma2018134051270DOI Listing
January 2018
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[Clinical manifestations of orbital lesion in granulomatosis with polyangiitis].

Vestn Oftalmol 2018;134(5. Vyp. 2):178-185

Research Institute of Eye Diseases, 11A Rossolimo St., Moscow, Russian Federation, 119021.

One of the most common and potentially threatening manifestations of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is orbital lesion.

Purpose: To study the clinical course and prognosis of orbital lesions of various localization in GPA patients. Material and me-thods. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/oftalma2018134051178DOI Listing
January 2018
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Asymmetric lacrimal gland enlargement: an indicator for detection of pathological entities other than thyroid eye disease.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 28;257(2):405-411. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, 1-1 Yazako-Karimata, Nagakute, Aichi, 480-1195, Japan.

Purpose: To examine the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with thyroid eye disease (TED) who showed asymmetric lacrimal gland enlargement.

Methods: Sixteen patients were included in this retrospective, observational case series. The following data were collected: sex, age, laterality, past medical history, laboratory results for thyroid function and other autoimmune disorders, pathological results, other systemic lesions related to lacrimal gland pathology, and the clinical course after treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-018-4197-0DOI Listing
February 2019
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Outcome of Transcanalicular Endolaser and External Dacryocystorhinostomy in Chronic Dacryocystitis.

Mymensingh Med J 2018 Oct;27(4):673-678

Dr Muhammad Rafiqul Islam, Junior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH), Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Nasolacrimal duct obstruction due to chronic dacryocystitis is the most common cause of epiphora. Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is the treatment of choice for chronic dacryocystitis. This can be carried out by external, endoscopic and endolaser surgical approach. Read More

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October 2018
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Endoscopic and Radiologic Findings in Failed Dacryocystorhinostomy: Teaching Pearls for Success.

Am J Rhinol Allergy 2018 Nov 28:1945892418815044. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

4 Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Albaha University, Al Bahah, Saudi Arabia.

Background: Although several studies have commented on causes of dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) failure, detailed description of anatomical findings in such cases remains insufficient.

Objective: Our objective was primarily to analyze radiologic, endoscopic, and intraoperative findings in patients presenting with failed DCR and secondarily to assess the outcome of revision endoscopic DCR (endo-DCR) carried out at our institution.

Methods: Twenty-four failed DCRs presenting to our tertiary care center were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1945892418815044
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1945892418815044DOI Listing
November 2018
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Improving the Results of Endonasal Dacryocystorhinostomy with Mitomycin C Application: A Prospective Case-Control Study.

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Dec 19;70(4):477-481. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of ENT, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, MP 462001 India.

Many surgical advancement paved to surgical success in endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy. Mitomycin C is a systemic chemotherapeutic agent derived from that inhibits the synthesis of DNA, cellular RNA, and protein by inhibiting the synthesis of collagen by fibroblasts. The objective of the study was to evaluate the advantage of mitomycin C in primary endoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy without stenting. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12070-018-1498-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6224840PMC
December 2018
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Ocular Surface Disease of Rabbits.

Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 2019 Jan;22(1):1-14

Comparative Ophthalmology, University of Georgia, 2200 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30202, USA. Electronic address:

Rabbits have become a popular house pet that is encountered with increasing frequency in small animal veterinary practice. The unique anatomy of the rabbit predisposes them to developing surface ocular problems including the development of dacryocystitis, as well as conjunctivitis and keratitis. This article endeavors to give an updated outline of the various conditions affecting the rabbit ocular surface, with emphasis on diagnosis and treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvex.2018.08.003DOI Listing
January 2019
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Comparing Outcomes of the Standard Technique of Endoscopic DCR with Its Modifications: A Retrospective Analysis.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019 Feb 20;160(2):347-354. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Army College of Medical Sciences and Associated Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt, New Delhi, India.

Objective: To compare the outcomes of various techniques of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR).

Study Design: Retrospective case record analysis.

Settings: Tertiary care referral center. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599818813123DOI Listing
February 2019
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Dacryocystitis and Rhinosinusitis Secondary to Sarcoidosis.

J Craniofac Surg 2019 Jan;30(1):e52-e54

Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital.

Sarcoidosis rarely develops in the lacrimal sac. Lacrimal sac sarcoidosis may be associated with sarcoidosis-related rhinosinusitis. The anatomical and histological relationship between the lacrimal drainage system and nasal mucosa has been indicated as a predisposing factor for this concomitance. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004971DOI Listing
January 2019
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Dacryocystosclerotherapy as an alternative to dacryocystectomy.

Orbit 2018 Nov 13:1-5. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

a Govindram Seksaria Institute of Dacryology, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute , Hyderabad , India.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to perform a histopathological assessment of the efficacy of sclerosing agents in dacryocystosclerotherapy (DCST) and to evaluate its role as an alternative to dacryocystectomy (DCT) in a specific group of patients.

Methods: Thirteen lacrimal drainage systems of 10 patients with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (PANDO) were studied. All patients were awaiting a DCT, indications being repeated attacks of dacryocystitis with severe systemic or ocular co-morbidities and/or refusal for a dacryocystorhinostomy. Read More

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01676830.2018.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2018.1544262DOI Listing
November 2018
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Universal ocular screening of 481 infants using wide-field digital imaging system.

BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 30;18(1):283. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Key Lab, 1 Dongjiaominxiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100730, China.

Background: Universal ocular screening of infants is not a standard procedure in children's health care system in China. This pilot study investigated prevalence of ocular abnormalities of 6 weeks-age infants using wide-field digital imaging system.

Methods: Infants aged 6 weeks around were consecutively enrolled in a public hospital between April 2015 and August 2016. Read More

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https://bmcophthalmol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-018-0943-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6208088PMC
October 2018
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Dacryoendoscopy-assisted nasal endoscopic marsupialization for congenital dacryocystocele.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Dec 19;115:54-57. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, Aichi, Japan.

Objective: To examine the surgical outcome of dacryoendoscopy-assisted nasal endoscopic marsupialization for congenital dacryocystocele.

Methods: This is a retrospective, observational study that included 7 sides of 6 patients with congenital dacryocystocele. The surgical indication in 5 of the patients was acute dacryocystitis while one of the patients had no spontaneous resolution after long-term observation. Read More

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December 2018
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A novel elastin-like polypeptide drug carrier for cyclosporine A improves tear flow in a mouse model of Sjögren's syndrome.

J Control Release 2018 Dec 23;292:183-195. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States; Department of Ophthalmology, Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States; Department of Biomedical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States. Electronic address:

As a potent macrolide immunosuppressant, cyclosporine A (CsA) is used to treat multiple autoimmune diseases, including non-autoimmune and autoimmune-mediated dry eye disease, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Despite its potency, CsA has poor solubility, poor bioavailability, and can cause serious adverse reactions such as nephrotoxicity and neurotoxicity. To overcome these limitations, we invented a new strategy to carry CsA by fusing its cognate human receptor, cyclophilin A (CypA), to a 73 kDa elastin-like polypeptide (ELP) termed A192 using recombinant protein expression. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2018.10.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6294338PMC
December 2018
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Interleukin 5-producing ST2 memory Th2 cells in IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialadenitis.

Mod Rheumatol 2018 Oct 25:1-5. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

a Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology , School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University , Hokkaido , Japan.

Objectives: Immunoglobulin (Ig) G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is often complicated by allergic disorders. This study was conducted to investigate the mechanism of type 2 helper T-inflammation (Th2-inflammation) in IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialadenitis (IgG4-DS).

Methods: We separated and analyzed the proportion of growth stimulation expressed gene 2 (ST2) memory Th2 cells among the peripheral blood mononuclear cells by flow cytometry in cases with IgG4-DS and healthy individuals. Read More

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October 2018
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Type I Interferon Signaling Is Required for Dacryoadenitis in the Nonobese Diabetic Mouse Model of Sjögren Syndrome.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Oct 20;19(10). Epub 2018 Oct 20.

Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.

Nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice spontaneously develop lacrimal and salivary gland autoimmunity similar to human Sjögren syndrome. In both humans and NOD mice, the early immune response that drives T-cell infiltration into lacrimal and salivary glands is poorly understood. In NOD mice, lacrimal gland autoimmunity spontaneously occurs only in males with testosterone playing a role in promoting lacrimal gland inflammation, while female lacrimal glands are protected by regulatory T cells (Tregs). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6214106PMC
October 2018
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Microbiological study of dacryocystitis in northwest of Iran.

Clin Ophthalmol 2018 25;12:1859-1864. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

School of Medicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.

Background: The prevalence of bacterial pathogens isolated from patients with acute and chronic dacryocystitis and the pattern of antibiotic susceptibility tests are varied in each region. Moreover, the management of dacryocystitis is only based on clinical observations without microbiological evaluation. The present study aimed to identify epidemiologic and etiologic factors of dacryocystitis in our geographical area. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S175463DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6165732PMC
September 2018
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Comparison of outcomes of conventional transcanalicular laser dacryocystorhinostomy and modified transcanalicular laser dacryocystorhinostomy.

Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne 2018 Sep 10;13(3):401-406. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Health Sciences, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Transcanalicular laser DCR (TL-DCR) approaches have been developed for the formation of a fistula between the nasal cavity and the lacrimal sac to ensure the continuity of the lacrimal drainage system over the years. However, the success rate of TL-DCR has varied widely.

Aim: To evaluate and compare the success rates of conventional transcanalicular multidiode laser dacryocystorhinostomy and modified transcanalicular multidiode laser dacryocystorhinostomy. Read More

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https://www.termedia.pl/doi/10.5114/wiitm.2018.77054
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6174177PMC
September 2018
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Lacrimal sac lymphoma: A series of Japanese patients.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 1:1120672118803510. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital & Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, Nagakute, Japan.

Purpose: To present cases of primary lacrimal sac lymphoma in a Japanese population.

Methods: In this retrospective case series, five cases (two males and three females; mean age: 49.8 years; age range: 38-62 years) were included. Read More

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October 2018
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Acute lacrimal gland swelling with intracranial extension and without any neurological features - A rare case report.

Saudi J Ophthalmol 2018 Jul-Sep;32(3):253-256. Epub 2017 Dec 24.

HIMSR, New Delhi, India.

We report a case of young adult female with swelling in the superolateral aspect of left orbit for two weeks which was diagnosed as tubercular dacryoadenitis with intracranial extension without any neurological features. Tubercular dacryoadenitis is very rare but still makes an important differential diagnosis of lacrimal gland swellings especially in endemic areas like India. Few cases of tubercular dacryoadenitis have been reported in the past; but not a single case with intracranial extension in young adults with short history and without neurological symptoms. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6137696PMC
December 2017

NOD and NOR mice exhibit comparable development of lacrimal gland secretory dysfunction but NOD mice have more severe autoimmune dacryoadenitis.

Exp Eye Res 2018 11 8;176:243-251. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States; Department of Ophthalmology, Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States. Electronic address:

The male Non-Obese Diabetic (NOD) mouse is an established model of autoimmune dacryoadenitis characteristic of Sjögren's Syndrome (SS), but development of diabetes may complicate studies. The Non-Obese Diabetes Resistant (NOR) mouse is a MHC-II matched diabetes-resistant alternative, but development of autoimmune dacryoadenitis is not well-characterized. We compare features of SS in male NOD and NOR mice at 12 and 20 weeks. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2018.09.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6215720PMC
November 2018
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The trend of resistance to antibiotics for ocular infection of Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and Corynebacterium compared with 10-years previous: A retrospective observational study.

PLoS One 2018 7;13(9):e0203705. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Objective: To retrospectively identify epidemiological trends of infection on the ocular surface and investigate trends of resistance to bacterial antibiotics compared with 10-years previous for Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS), and Corynebacterium in Japan.

Materials And Methods: Bacterial isolate samples were collected from the conjunctival sacs of eyes afflicted with conjunctivitis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, and hordeolum from September 2004 through November 2005 (n = 145 isolates) and September 2014 through November 2015 (n = 195 isolates) at the Baptist Eye Institute, Kyoto, Japan. The prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6128643PMC
February 2019
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Pathological changes of the nasolacrimal duct in rabbit models of chronic dacryocystitis: correlation with lacrimal endoscopic findings.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 5;256(11):2103-2112. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1095 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou District, Wuhan, 430030, China.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore the pathological changes of the nasolacrimal duct in rabbits with experimentally induced obstructive dacryocystitis in correlation with lacrimal endoscopic findings.

Methods: The rabbit model of obstructive dacryocystitis was created by injecting 0.15 ml of self-curing resin into the lacrimal duct. Read More

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November 2018
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Early Therapeutic Intervention for IgG4-related Dacryoadenitis and Sialadenitis: The Balance Between Risk of Observation Only and Therapeutic Adverse Effects.

J Rheumatol 2018 Aug;45(9):1339-1340

Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan. This work was supported by the Research on Measures for Intractable Diseases Project matching fund subsidy from the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, Japan, and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.

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August 2018
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Primary tubercular dacryocystitis - a case report and review of 18 cases from the literature.

Orbit 2018 Aug 24:1-4. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

c Department of Pathology , Maulana Azad Medical College & Associated Lok Nayak Hospital , Delhi , India.

Tuberculosis is an airborne communicable disease primarily affecting lungs. Primary tuberculosis of the lacrimal sac is very rare. A 15-year-old girl presented with bilateral epiphora for 8 months. Read More

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August 2018
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Ophthalmic Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Syndrome): A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1):7-16

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, U.S.A.

Purpose: To review and summarize the clinical features, presentations, diagnostic modalities, and management of ophthalmic manifestations of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA, formerly Churg-Strauss Syndrome).

Methods: A systematic PubMed search of all English articles on EGPA with ophthalmic involvement was performed. Emphasis was placed on English-language articles, but any article with an abstract translated into English was also included. Read More

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August 2018
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