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[The nasal mucosa and outcomes of dacryocystorhinostomy].

Arkh Patol 2019 ;81(2):24-28

Research Institute of Eye Diseases, Moscow, Russia.

Objective: To investigate the impact of the nasal mucosa on the outcomes of dacryocystorhinostomy on the basis of morphologic findings.

Material And Methods: The investigation enrolled 73 patients who had undergone endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy. Nasal mucosal biopsies were intraoperatively taken from all the patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/patol20198102124DOI Listing
January 2019

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
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6462472PMC

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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01655876183047
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.09.017DOI Listing
December 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.mdpi.com/1422-0067/19/10/3259
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms19103259DOI Listing
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://dx.doi.org/10.5114/wiitm.2018.77054DOI Listing
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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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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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00417-018-4129-z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-018-4129-zDOI Listing
November 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2018.1513044DOI Listing
August 2018
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Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma mimicking acute dacryocystitis.

Can J Ophthalmol 2018 08 11;53(4):e132-e134. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Department of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2017.10.033DOI Listing
August 2018
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Ocular bacterial infections and antibiotic resistance patterns in patients attending Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia.

BMC Res Notes 2018 Aug 17;11(1):597. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.

Objectives: Empirical selections of antimicrobial therapy based on clinical observations are common clinical practices in Ethiopia. This study identified common external ocular infections and determined antibiotic susceptibility testing in northwest Ethiopia.

Results: Among 210 patients studied, conjunctivitis 32. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3705-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6098601PMC
August 2018
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Acute dacryocystitis complicated by orbital cellulitis and loss of vision: A case report and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2018 9;50:130-134. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction: Acute dacryocystitis usually presents as a pre-septal cellulitis since the lacrimal sac lies anterior to the orbital septum. Orbital cellulitis secondary to acute dacryocystitis is very rare due to a variety of anatomic barriers to the orbit but can occur and result in abscess formation with risk of visual compromise.

Presentation Of Case: We describe a case of otherwise healthy adult who presented with complete visual loss following orbital cellulitis and abscess formation secondary to acute dacryocystitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2018.07.045DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6098209PMC
August 2018
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Acute Vision Loss From Dacryocystitis.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2018 Oct;136(10):1207-1208

Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.5311DOI Listing
October 2018

Acute Dacryocystitis.

N Engl J Med 2018 Aug;379(5):474

Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMicm1713250DOI Listing

[Periorbital, blue tumour in newborn twins].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2018 Jul 13;162. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Franciscus Gasthuis en Vlietland, afd. Kindergeneeskunde, Rotterdam.

Newborn twins both had a blue, smooth tumour in the inner angle of the orbit; one of them had two such tumours. They were diagnosed with congenital dacryocystoceles. If decompression into the nose is not effective, patients should undergo probing early in life to reduce the incidence of dacryocystitis and orbital cellulitis. Read More

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July 2018
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[Diagnostics and treatment of lacrimal duct diseases : A structured patient-centred care concept].

HNO 2018 Oct;66(10):751-759

Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale), Halle, Deutschland.

Background: The cardinal symptom of lacrimal stenosis is epiphora and a subjective high level of discomfort due to continuous dacryorrhea.

Objective: The aim of the current paper is to present a structured review of common diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for lacrimal stenosis.

Materials And Methods: The most important diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are analysed using the existing literature and by reporting the authors' own experiences. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00106-018-0535-0DOI Listing
October 2018
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The use of an ostial stent does not increase the success rate of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Aug 12;132(8):718-723. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery,Okmeydanı Research and Training Hospital,Istanbul,Turkey.

Objective: This prospective, controlled study assessed how placing a stent into a newly formed ostium affects ostial patency, success and complication rates in endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy patients.

Methods: In group 1 (40 eyes of 36 patients), both silicone tube intubation and tube stenting were performed. In group 2 (36 eyes of 34 patients), only silicone tube intubation was performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002221511800107XDOI Listing

Chronic lacrimal canaliculitis - the answer to a three-year history of red eye.

Arq Bras Oftalmol 2018 Jul-Aug;81(4):341-343

Central Lisbon Hospital Center, Lisbon - Portugal.

Chronic lacrimal canaliculitis is a rare infection of the lacrimal system, and can lead to misdiagnosis due to its overlapping presentation to other common entities. The authors report a case of lacrimal canaliculitis with a three-year history of recurrent unilateral red eye and mucopurulent discharge. Here, we describe the clinical course, surgical details, and microbial analysis of canaliculitis infection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.20180067DOI Listing
October 2018
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A case of neglected silicone tube in lacrimal duct for 20 years.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2018 Sep 22;11:41-44. Epub 2018 May 22.

Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Osaka, Japan.

Purpose: To report a case of prolonged placement of a lacrimal silicone tube for 20 years, with evaluation of the lacrimal duct using lacrimal micro-endoscopy and inspection of deformation of the lacrimal tube.

Observations: This study involved a case of dacryocystitis in which a silicone tube had been placed in the patient 20-years previous and that was treated conservatively. Although granulation tissue formation due to dacryocystitis in the lacrimal duct was observed under lacrimal micro-endoscopy, subjective and objective resolution of symptoms, including granulated tissue formation, was achieved after removal of the silicone tube and conservative medical treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoc.2018.05.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6026770PMC
September 2018

Innovative Use of Insulated Microear Ball Probe Cautery in Creation of Nasal Mucosal Flap in EnDCR.

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Jun 17;70(2):299-305. Epub 2018 Feb 17.

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

To study the outcome and complications of endoscopic endonasal dacryocystrhinostomy without stenting. Randomised prospective observational design. Tertiary academic centre. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12070-018-1274-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6015557PMC
June 2018
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Comparison of Endonasal DCR Surgery Using Cautery and Surgical Blade Technique in Cases of Chronic Dacryocystitis.

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Jun 7;70(2):295-298. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh India.

Dacryocystitis is defined as inflammation of lacrimal sac. This can be congenital or acquired. Congenital dacryocystitis is commonly chronic while acquired dacryocystitis is acute and chronic both. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12070-018-1254-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6015583PMC
June 2018
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[The multidisciplinary approach to the diagnostics and surgical treatment of the lacrimal passages].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2018;83(3):88-93

Federal budgetary institution of science 'G.N. Gabrichevsky Moscow Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology Clinical Otorhinolaryngology, Federal Service on Surveillance for Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being', Moscow, Russia, 125212.

The primary objective of the present study was to highlight the current state of research on the pathology of the lacrimal organs based on the results of the analysis of the relevant publications in the domestic and foreign scientific literature. Special attention in this review is given to the problems of diagnostics, indications for the probing, the treatment and stenting strategies. The authors report their original observations contributing to the better understanding of the anatomical features of the nasolacrimal passages. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/otorino201883388DOI Listing
October 2018

Trends in dacryocystitis in China: A STROBE-compliant article.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Jun;97(26):e11318

Department of Ophthalmology, The Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang.

The aim of the study was to review the distribution, current trends, and microbiological characteristics of bacterial pathogens isolated from dacryocystitis patients in China during the last 15 years.This is a retrospective multiple-center noncomparative case series. The medical records of 15,452 consecutive patients from 7 cities diagnosed as having dacryocystitis between 2002 and 2016 were reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000011318DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6039673PMC
June 2018
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Nasolacrimal Sac Diverticulum: A Case Series and Literature Review.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1):45-49

Orbital Plastic and Lacrimal Clinic, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria.

Purpose: To describe the demographics, presentation, treatment, and outcome in 10 cases of lacrimal sac diverticulum and to review the literature on this topic, and to determine the incidence of diverticula from a series of dacryocystograms.

Methods: Data were collected for all consecutive patients with lacrimal sac diverticulum seen between 2003 and 2015, including patient demographics, clinical presentation, imaging findings, treatment, and follow-up. A systematic literature review was performed for cases of lacrimal sac diverticulum. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001156DOI Listing
June 2018
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Analysis of SmartPlug Insertion-Related Complications.

Eye Contact Lens 2018 Nov;44 Suppl 2:S333-S337

Department of Ophthalmology (C.-J.H., C.-J.L., W.-H.T., Y.-C.H., I.-J.W., F.-R.H., W.-L.C.), National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; and Center of Corneal Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Biology (F.-R.H., W.-L.C.), National Taiwan University Hospital.

Purpose: To evaluate the complications and the treatment results of SmartPlug-related complications.

Methods: Retrospective review of all patients from a single medical hospital who received SmartPlug (Medennium, Inc., Irvine, CA) insertions from October 2007 to February 2014. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000506DOI Listing
November 2018
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