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Primary hypersecretion of the lacrimal glands

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

True primary hypersecretion of the lacrimal glands is extremely rare 1. It presents with epiphora and irritation of the periocular skin. Treatment rests upon injection of botulinum toxin, with surgical resection reserved for refractory cases 1,2

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rID: 74114
System: Head & Neck
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Idiopathic hypersecretion of the lacrimal glands
  • Primary hypersecretion of the lacrimal gland

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