Infected dactrocystocele

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Acute left side orbital pain and mass effect. Preserved extraocular muscle movements and vision.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Female

Thin-wall cystic enhancing lesion arising from the left nasolacrimal duct, with extensive surrounding fat stranding.

Case Discussion

Findings are in keeping with dactrocystocele.

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Case information

rID: 50617
Published: 13th Mar 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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