Lacrimal duct

Known as: Head>Lacrimal duct, Tear Duct, Ducts, Lacrimal 
Organ with organ cavity which connects the vestibule of the conjunctival sac to the nasal cavity. Examples: There are only two lacrimal ducts, the… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE To develop a nomenclature for the lacrimal duct system in the rabbit, based on the anatomic and structural… (More)
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2010
2010
Due to the proximity of the lacrimal duct and sac to the uncinate process, occult injury to the lacrimal drainage system is… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE The main function of the lacrimal gland is to produce the most aqueous component of the tear film covering the surfaces… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Mucins are polymers that may reduce drag and enhance tear outflow. Mucin expression and distribution in human efferent… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The human nasolacrimal ducts are a borderland of the disciplines ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, which work close together… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE To determine whether the lining epithelium of the human lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct synthesizes TFF peptides… (More)
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1998
1998
 Resorption of tear fluid in the lacrimal ducts has hitherto been controversial; one reason for this has been insufficient… (More)
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1997
1997
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term results of balloon dacryocystoplasty in the treatment of epiphora due to obstruction of the… (More)
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1994
1994
During a 30 month period (June 1991 to December 1993) 22 stenosed naso-lacrimal ducts in 18 patients were treated by balloon… (More)
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1956
1956
CONGENITAL fistula of the lacrimal duct is very rare, and is usually associated with other congenital anomalies (Duke-Elder, 1932… (More)
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