University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Elizabeth Gauger, MD, The University of Iowa

Photographer: Amy Iverson, CO

Category: Pediatrics

Congenital Dacryocystocele


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Congenital dacryocystocele of the lacrimal sac in a newborn baby. A dacryocystocele is located just inferior to the medial canthus and presents as a purplish or greyish-blue swelling.

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last updated: 08-15-2012
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