Chronic dacryocystitis secondary to sarcoidosis: case report

Mariluze Sardinha Tânia Nunes Ruth Santo Suzana Matayoshi About the authors

A case of chronic dacryocistitis secondary to sarcoidosis is described. Review of the clinical pathological findings and surgical technique used to treat the patient. Dacryocystorhinostomy with silicone intubation on the left side was performed. Biopsy specimens of lacrimal sac mucosa showed a histological findings compatible with sarcoidosis, an uncommon diagnosis.

Sarcoidosis; Dacryocystitis; Lacrimal duct obstruction; Dacryocystorhinostomy; Case report


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