Dacryoadenitis

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

Dacryoadenitis is infection of the lacrimal gland results in diffuse homogeneous enlargement, which can sometimes compress the globe. Most common organisms are Staphylococcus aureus, mumps, infectious mononucleosis, and influenza virus.

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Article information

rID: 39906
System: Head & Neck
Section: Pathology
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Infection of lacrimal gland

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