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Canaliculitis: difficulties in diagnosis, differential diagnosis and comparison between conservative and surgical treatment.
The most important clinical features of canaliculitis include a red, swollen eyelid in the area of the affected canaliculus, a unilateral conjunctivitis, a mucopurulent discharge and in some casesExpand
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Acquired dacryocystitis: Microbiology and conservative therapy
Abstract The dacryocystitis in adults is mainly caused by postsaccal stenosis of the lacrimal ducts. The banking up of the lacrimal fluid leads to an accumulation of germs and following infection.Expand
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The postsaccal, idiopathic dacryostenosis — experimental and clinical aspects
The ‘idiopathic’ dacryostenosis has not yet been cleared up in its aetiological aspects. For further explanation of aetiology and pathomechanisms an experimental, anatomical study was made. ItsExpand
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Gore-Tex soft-tissue patch frontalis suspension technique in congenital ptosis and in blepharophimosis-ptosis syndrome.
The frontalis suspension technique is the surgical method of choice in ptosis patients with a levator function of 2 mm or less. This type of ptosis is found unilaterally or bilaterally in isolatedExpand
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Long term results after surgical basal cell carcinoma excision in the eyelid region
AIMS To evaluate the data for patients with basal cell carcinoma (BCC) in the eyelid region, to demonstrate histologically controlled tumour excision, and to prove the efficacy of the treatment onExpand
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Bacteriology and antibiotic therapy in congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
AIMS To determine the current bacteriology of mucopurulent discharge in congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNDO), the in vitro response to different antibiotics and clinical effectiveness ofExpand
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Antegrade balloon dilatation of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in adults
AIMS To determine the efficacy of antegrade balloon dilatation of postsaccal lacrimal stenosis in adults. METHODS Balloon dilatation was performed in a series of 30 patients with completeExpand
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Endoscopic laser recanalisation of presaccal canalicular obstruction
AIM To document the results of erbium (Er)-YAG laser treatment in presaccal canalicular obstruction in combination with the use of a flexible endoscope. METHODS For the first time an Er-YAG laserExpand
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Neuere Entwicklungen der Tränenwegsendoskopie
BACKGROUND At the moment digital dacryocystography yields the most exact results in lacrimal diagnostics. The main disadvantage lies in the dependency of high tech X-ray systems and an angiographyExpand
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Necrotizing destruction of the ocular adnexa by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
In a six weeks old boy, a necrotizing Pseudomonas infection had destroyed nearly the whole lid apparatus, the lacrimal structures of the right eye and the medial canthal region, the medial thirds ofExpand
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