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The management of persistent congenital occlusion of the nasolacrimal duct: after unsuccessful probing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  739360     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Persistence of congenital occlusion of the nasolacrimal duct in spite of apparently successful probings is usually due to separation of the nasal mucosa in the region of the exit of this duct and failure to rupture the membrane that causes the occlusion. Cutting of this membrane through a nasal speculum is a simple method that often leads to a permanent cure.
Authors:
J R Wolter; R Bogdasarian
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0191-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Publication Date:    1978 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-04-25     Completed Date:  1979-04-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7901143     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  251-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Irrigation
Lacrimal Duct Obstruction / surgery*

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