Dacryocystitis: Systematic Approach to Diagnosis and Therapy

@article{PinarSueiro2012DacryocystitisSA,
  title={Dacryocystitis: Systematic Approach to Diagnosis and Therapy},
  author={Sergio Pinar-Sueiro and Mercedes de la Sota and Telmo-Xabier Lerchundi and Ane Gibelalde and Barbara Berasategui and B. Ag{\"u}era Vilar and Jos{\'e} Luis Lezana Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Current Infectious Disease Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={137-146}
}
The objective of this paper is to review the main findings of the largest studies on the etiopathogenesis and microbiology of the development of dacryocystitis and to formulate clinical and surgical guidelines based on said studies and on our experience at Cruces Hospital, the Basque Country, Spain. The most common sign of this entity is the distal nasolacrimal duct obstruction, and this should be treated to prevent clinical relapse. The time when surgery should be indicated mainly depends on… CONTINUE READING
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