dacryocystectomy


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dacryocystectomy

 [dak″re-o-sis-tek´to-me]
excision of the wall of the lacrimal sac.

dac·ry·o·cys·tec·to·my

(dak'rē-ō-sis-tek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of the lacrimal sac.
[dacryocyst + G. ektomē, excision]

dacryocystectomy

/dac·ryo·cys·tec·to·my/ (-sis-tek´tah-me) excision of the wall of the lacrimal sac.

dacryocystectomy

(dăk′rē-ō-sĭ-stĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the lacrimal sac.

dacryocystectomy

[dak′rē·ōsistek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, dakryon + kytis, bag, ektomē, excision
partial or total excision of the lacrimal sac.

dac·ry·o·cys·tec·to·my

(dak'rē-ō-sis-tek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of the lacrimal sac.
[dacryocyst + G. ektomē, excision]

dacryocystectomy

Surgical removal of the LACRIMAL SAC.

dacryocystectomy

Surgical removal of the lacrimal sac.

dacryocystectomy

excision of the wall of the lacrimal sac.
References in periodicals archive ?
Histopathological examination of the lacrimal sac was done in patients who underwent dacryocystectomy.
Corneal Ulcer: In the present study, 4 cases (4%) in chronic dacryocystitis had corneal ulcer which did not heal for 2 months but healed after dacryocystectomy.
Patients diagnosed to be having chronic dacryocystitis were subjected to complete ocular and nasal examination and fit patients were either subjected to external DCR or Endonasal DCR, patients who were not fit for DCR were subjected to dacryocystectomy.
Lacrimal rhinosporidiosis were treated by dacryocystectomy with debridement of mucous membrane of nasolacrimal duct.