dacryostenosis


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dacryostenosis

 [dak″re-o-stĕ-no´sis]
stricture or narrowing of a lacrimal duct.

dac·ry·o·ste·no·sis

(dak'rē-ō-ste-nō'sis),
Stricture of the lacrimal duct.
[dacryo- + G. stenōsis, narrowing]

dacryostenosis

Stenosis of a tear duct

dac·ry·o·ste·no·sis

(dak'rē-ō-stĕ-nō'sis)
Stricture of a lacrimal or nasal duct.
[dacryo- + G. stenōsis, narrowing]

Dacryostenosis

Obstruction or narrowing of the nasolacrimal duct. May be present at birth.
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INTRODUCTION: Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction also known as dacryostenosis (1) is seen in 5% of the infants, percentage is higher in premature infants.
Dacryostenosis (obstruction of the tear duct) is a fairly common problem oin infants.