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Lacrimal Colic - An Important Ophthalmic Symptom.
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PMID:  22642928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This concise case report introduces the novel concept of "lacrimal colic" - acute severe medial canthal pain resulting from sudden expansion of the lacrimal sac, commonly due to stone formation. The condition is compared with renal colic, in which a stone causes distension of the renal pelvis and similar severe pain. The case is presented with a concise literature review, and discussion on the relevance of the symptom in clinical practice.
Authors:
Zaid Shalchi; Imran Ahmad; Ana M S Morley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1744-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301221     Medline TA:  Orbit     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
St Thomas' Hospital , Westminster Bridge Road, London , United Kingdom.
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