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Disease Lacrimal Duct Obstruction

Name Lacrimal Duct Obstruction
Synonyms Duct Obstruction, Lacrimal | Duct Obstructions, Lacrimal | Duct Obstructions, Tear | Duct Obstruction, Tear | LACRIMAL DUCT DEFECT | Lacrimal Duct Obstructions | LACRIMAL PUNCTA, ABSENCE OF | LCDD | NASOLACRIMAL DUCT OBSTRUCTION | Obstruction, Lacrimal Duct | Obstructions, Lacrimal Duct | Obstructions, Tear Duct | Obstruction, Tear Duct | Tear Duct Obstruction | Tear Duct Obstructions
Definition Interference with the secretion of tears by the lacrimal glands. Obstruction of the LACRIMAL SAC or NASOLACRIMAL DUCT causing acute or chronic inflammation of the lacrimal sac (DACRYOCYSTITIS). It is caused also in infants by failure of the nasolacrimal duct to open into the inferior meatus and occurs about the third week of life. In adults occlusion may occur spontaneously or after injury or nasal disease. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p250)
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D007767
OMIM® ID 149700
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Lacrimal Duct Obstruction Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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