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Lacrimal gland fistula after upper eyelid blepharoplasty.
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PMID:  22224026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To report the first case of lacrimal gland fistula after upper eyelid blepharoplasty for blepharochalasis. Standard upper blepharoplasty and the hooding excision were performed in a female with blepharochalasis. The patient developed a fistulous tract with tearing from the incision few days after hooding excision. Fistula excision and lacrimal gland repositioning were performed. There were no complications after the repositioning procedure (6 months follow up). Prolapsed lacrimal gland and fistula formation can occur after upper blepharoplasty hooding excision.
Authors:
Mohsen Bahmani Kashkouli; Abtin Heirati; Farzad Pakdel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Middle East African journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0975-1599     ISO Abbreviation:  Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-06     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101521797     Medline TA:  Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  326-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Eye Research Center, Rassoul Akram Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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