Dacryocystitis

  • In India,Congenital dacryocystitis is a rare cause of blindness among children
  • A two months old child presents with epiphora and regurgitation. The most probable diagnosis is Congenital dacryocystitis
  • Unilateral conjunctivitis is commonly seen in Dacryocystitis
  • Raised intraocular pressure, Chronic dacryocystitis & Diabetes mellitus are the causes of a non-healing corneal ulcer 
  • Optimum age for performing dacryocystor虐inostomy operation in a child with congenital dacryocystitis is 4 years
  • Most common site of obstruction in chronic dacryocystitis in adults is At upper end of nasolacrimal duct
  • Initial manoeuver done in congenital dacryocystitis is Massaging
  • Treatment of dacryocystitis in three months old child is Massaging
  • Probing and irrigation is not done in Acute dacryocystitis
  • Surgery of choice for chronic acquired dacryocystitis in Dacryocystorhinostomy
Don't Forget to Solve all the previous Year Question asked on Dacryocystitis