lacrimal duct


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Synonyms for lacrimal duct

any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands

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Pathology examination identified complete excision of a cyst lined with epithelium of lacrimal duct origin.
Lacrimal duct patency was not present, as revealed from dye passage test.
Late and very late initial probing for congenital haso lacrimal duct obstruction: what is the cause of failure?
The presence of Leishmania amastigotes in ocular structures has also been investigated by immunohistochemistry in two dogs with uveitis, in which parasite forms were detected in the lacrimal duct, ciliary body and processes, iris and sclera (GARCIA-ALONSO et al.
The location and patency of the lacrimal duct system should be verified with medial wounds.
Drainage into the lacrimal duct initiates absorption through the vascular nasal mucosa with subsequent direct drainage into the ophthalmic and facial veins.
Dr Miriam says: Many babies have a small obstruction to the lacrimal duct where tears drain into the nose.
Without early recognition and prompt intervention, affected patients will likely have permanent obstruction of the lacrimal duct apparatus requiring a surgical prosthesis, said Dr.
Obstruction at level of the nasolacrimal sac and lacrimal duct junction usually results in a well dilated sac with no dye reaching the duct or nose (Fig.
Analysis of the efficacy of early probing in the treatment of symptomatic congenital lacrimal duct obstruction in infants.
A team at University College London has successfully developed coronary artery bypass grafts, a heart valve, nose, ear, trachea, vascular bypass and lacrimal duct.
In the non-Sjogren version, it may arise from a lacrimal duct obstruction (5) resulting in increased tear osmolarity.
2) Other craniofacial abnormalities including craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, lacrimal duct cysts, and hypertelorism have also been described in association with nasal dermoid cysts.
The lacrimal duct was identified and transected I cm from the sac; the sacrifice of the duct was necessary because of its proximity to the lateral edge of the tumor.