lacrimal apparatus


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Related to lacrimal apparatus: Lacus lacrimalis
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The lacrimal apparatus consists of the structures that produce, store, and remove tears (lacrimal glands, fluid, canal, sac, and duct).
Marr, "Lacrimal Apparatus Defect Repair," Dermatologic Surgery, vol.
(4) The orbit contains extraocular muscles, fat, the lacrimal gland and lacrimal apparatus, neurovascular structures, the globe, and surrounding fascia.
Lee et al., "The treatment of lacrimal apparatus obstruction with the use of an inner canthal jones tube insertion via a transcaruncular route,' Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers, vol.
Medially, the canthal ligament splits and surrounds the lacrimal apparatus. Some fibres also terminate at the lateral part of the lacrimal sac.
Out of 514 cases, 103 had congenital abnormalities of lacrimal apparatus with 20% having nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Mucins and TFF peptides of the tear film and lacrimal apparatus. Prog Histochem Cytochem.
Reported lacrimal apparatus malformations have included nasolacrimal duct obstruction and hypoplasia or aplasia of the lacrimal puncta.