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Sonographic antenatal diagnosis of congenital dacryocystoceles.
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PMID:  22610614     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Congenital dacryocystoceles are a relatively rare variant of nasolacrimal duct obstruction, accounting for only 0.1% of infants with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction. We report a new case of bilateral congenital dacrocystoceles diagnosed in an otherwise uncomplicated fetal ultrasound examination during the 33rd week of pregnancy. The diagnosis was confirmed postnatally. The neonate, who did not present postpartum respiratory distress, was scheduled for endoscopic marsupialization-probing of the cystic structures. Parents must be well informed about the risk of respiratory distress, and facial appearance. Complete resolution is achieved after surgical intervention. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2012.
Sotirios Sotiriou; Emmanouil Manolakos; Panagiotis Peitsidis; Antonios Garas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Clinical Embryology, Larissa Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece.
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