Familial congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction
A rare genetic otorhinolaryngological malformation characterized by congenital impatency of the nasolacrimal draingage system in various members of a family. Presentation is not specific and may include a uni- or bilateral medial canthal mass dacryocystitis nasal obstruction periorbital cellulitis and epiphora. Dacryocystocele and lacrimal puncta agenesis may be associated.
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