Results of endoscopic assisted probing for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction in older children.

@article{Kouri2008ResultsOE,
  title={Results of endoscopic assisted probing for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction in older children.},
  author={Agathi Kouri and Michael Tsakanikos and Evangelos Linardos and Georgia N. Nikolaidou and Ioannis Psarommatis},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2008},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={891-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the results of lacrimal probing with the use of nasal endoscopy and identify the anatomical anomalies responsible for the symptoms in older children. METHODS Fifty-two eyes of 40 children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction underwent primary probing of the lacrimal duct under general anaesthetic in conjunction with nasal endoscopy. Patients followed up for at least 6 months. Cure was defined as complete resolution of symptoms or minimal symptoms brought on by… CONTINUE READING

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