dacryoadenitis


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dacryoadenitis

 [dak″re-o-ad″ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of a lacrimal gland.

dac·ry·o·ad·e·ni·tis

(dak'rē-ō-ad'ĕ-nī'tis),
Inflammation of the lacrimal gland.
Synonym(s): dacryadenitis
[dacryo- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]

dacryoadenitis

Inflammation of lacrimal glands and tear ducts

dac·ry·o·ad·e·ni·tis

(dak'rē-ō-ad-ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of the lacrimal gland.
[dacryo- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]

dacryoadenitis

Inflammation of a LACRIMAL GLAND. This sometimes occurs as a complication of MUMPS.

dacryoadenitis

Inflammation of the lacrimal gland. The acute type is characterized by localized pain, swelling and redness over the upper temporal area of the eye. The chronic type is painless and develops slowly. A frequent cause is an associated systemic infection such as mumps, infectious mononucleosis, influenza, or it can be due to a local condition such as trachoma, herpes zoster or staphylococcal infection. The chronic type may be due to any of the granulomatous diseases (tuberculosis, syphilis, sarcoidosis). Treatment consists mainly of warm compresses and antibiotics. See Mikulicz's syndrome.
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This group contains variety of lesions like structural lesions (Dacryops), lymphoma, malignant tumours and dacryoadenitis. For Dacryops, complete excision biopsy is to be done.
In all non-specific dacryoadenitis cases, who did not respond to medical treatment, infective aetiology especially tuberculosis should be ruled out.
IgG4-related chronic sclerosing dacryoadenitis. Arch Ophthalmol 2007 Nov;125(11):1575-1578.
Ocular adnexal lymphoma associated with IgG4+ chronic sclerosing dacryoadenitis: a previously undescribed complication of IgG4-related sclerosing disease.
Caption: Figure 1: Positron emission tomography (PET) in an IgG4-RD patient with dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis.
Acute dacryoadenitis could be either viral or bacterial and is usually unilateral.
It presents as a mass in the superotemporal conjunctival fornix, may develop spontaneously following an episode of dacryoadenitis or more rarely following conjunctival scarring or inflammatory conditions such as trauma, trachoma or ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
The activity of the lysosomal enzyme CTSS is elevated in tears and lacrimal glands of male NOD mice with established dacryoadenitis compared to healthy BALB/c mice [23].
Tumor necrosis factor inhibitor gene expression suppresses lacrimal gland immunopathology in a rabbit model of autoimmune dacryoadenitis. Cornea.
Everyday clinical practice in IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and/or sialadenitis: Results from the SMART database.
Dacryoadenitis is the inflammation of lacrimal gland, and present as painful swelling near the upper eyelid laterally.
Campbell et al., "Autoimmune Th2-mediated dacryoadenitis in MRL/MpJ mice becomes Th1-mediated in IL-4 deficient MRL/MpJ mice," Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol.