Congenital dacryocystocele: diagnosis using ante and post-natal ultrasonography

Dacriocistocele congênita: diagnóstico ultrassonográfico ante e pós-natal

Marco Antonio de Campos Machado Luiz de Abreu Junior João Amaro Ferrari Silva Norma Allemann About the authors

Congenital dacryocystocele is an unusual type of nasolacrimal obstruction. Treatment with antibiotics or surgical removal is practiced to reduce the risks of infection (acute dacryocystitis) and potentially lethal septicemia. Here, we report a case of congenital dacryocystocele, antenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis (intrauterine), and postnatal reassessment.

Dacryocystitis/congenital; Dacryocystitis/ultrasonography; Dacryocystorhinostomy/methods; Pregnancy; Prenatal diagnosis; Humans; Female; Infant, newborn; Case reports


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