Spectrum of pediatric dacryocystitis: medical and surgical management of 54 cases.

@article{Campolattaro1997SpectrumOP,
  title={Spectrum of pediatric dacryocystitis: medical and surgical management of 54 cases.},
  author={Brian N Campolattaro and Gregg T. Lueder and Lawrence Tychsen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={1997},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={143-53; quiz 186-7}
}
BACKGROUND Dacryocystitis in infants and older children is a serious complication of congenital or acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction. To define the modes of presentation and treatment strategies of this disorder better, we reviewed the clinical courses of 54 children treated for dacryocystitis at St Louis Children's Hospital. METHODS Clinical, neuroradiologic, and laboratory data were collated for all cases of dacryocystitis treated from 1990 to 1995. Average follow up of the children in… CONTINUE READING