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Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Tearful eye.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
DSA (angiography)

Normal dacryocystogram, with free passage of contrast from the right inferior canaliculus into the nasal passage. 

Case Discussion

Although intimidating to both radiologist and patient, dacryocystograms are simple to perform and generally simple to interpret, provided an understanding of the normal anatomy of the nasolacrimal duct is appreciated. 

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Case information

rID: 14397
Published: 21st Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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