Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.
Division of Ophthalmology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Department of Ophthalmology, Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Purpose: To analyze the clinical presentation, course, and management in a large cohort of pediatric acute dacryocystitis subjects and to examine whether hospitalization and urgent surgical intervention are indeed mandatory.
Methods: A retrospective analysis of all pediatric subjects diagnosed with dacryocystitis at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia over a 12-year period (2009-2020).
Results: One-hundred sixty-nine pediatric acute dacryocystitis patients were included in this study. Read More