lacrimal abscess


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lacrimal abscess

An abscess in a lacrimal gland or in a lacrimal duct.
See also: abscess
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In cases of acute lacrimal abscess on chronic dacryocystitis, pus was drained and sent for culture.
Out of 861 patients, 12 (1.39%) presented with lacrimal abscess and 18 patients (2.09%) presented with lacrimal fistula and 135 patients (15.67%) were operated under general anaesthesia.
The patients with lacrimal abscess were taken for surgery under antibiotic cover, and abscess was drained through the nasal cavity and incision was widened adequately for good drainage of the pus.