dacryocystography

dacryocystography

(dăk″rē-ō-sĭs-tŏg′ră-fē) [″ + ″ + graphein, to write]
Radiographic examination of the nasolacrimal drainage system after introduction of a contrast agent.

dacryocystography

X-ray examination of the lacrimal drainage system using a radio-opaque fluid to delineate the interior.

Dacryocystography

An x ray of the tear duct after injection of a dye that is used to help locate a blockage in the duct.
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Canaliculitis is a condition that can easily be diagnosed with a careful clinical examination, without the need for detailed examinations like dacryocystography.
Various studies employed dacryocystography and computed tomography (CT ) scan imaging.
Failed endoscopic DCR patients underwent dacryocystography post-operatively which showed blockage of neo-ostium.
3 The dacryocystography is a simple, safe and standardized diagnostic procedure which, easily and accurately defines these obstructions and is less time consuming and less annoying to the patients with practically no complications.
The workup included dacryocystography, an ophthalmologic consultation, and three-dimensional computed tomography (CT).
Dacryocystography is also helpful in the diagnosis of diverticula, fistulae and filling defects caused by stones or tumours.
Imaging with dacryocystography or dacryoscintigraphy may provide further information for diagnosis and management.
The foreign body was detected on dacryocystography and removed during dacryocystorhinostomy.
The objective evaluation postoperatively can be made by various methods including dacryocystography, but in our study we used symptomatic and endoscopic assessment in all patients to measure outcome.
Diagnosis was done on the basis of clinical examination like regurgitation test and syringing and sometimes dacryocystography was done.