nasolacrimal duct

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nasolacrimal duct

[¦nā·zō′lak·rə·məl ′dəkt]
(anatomy)
The membranous duct lodged within the nasolacrimal canal; it gives passage to the tears from the lacrimal sac to the inferior meatus of the nose.
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None of the children were operated on for relief of nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction--Also referred to as dacryostenosis.
In obstructive cases, dacryocystorhinostomy (endonasal or external) and Lester Jones tubes are the surgical options for nasolacrimal duct and canalicular obstruction, respectively.
The Nose, Paranasal Sinuses, Nasolacrimal Passageways, and Olfactory Organ in Man.
67%) having chronic allergic rhinitis with transient nasolacrimal duct obstruction due to allergic edema.
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is the most common lacrimal abnormality in infants and children, occurring in 2% to 30% of newborns, most commonly secondary to incomplete canalization of the distal nasolacrimal duct, specifically the valve of Hasner.
El sindrome autosomico dominante ectrodactilia, displasia ectodermal y hendidura orofacial (EEC, #129900) se caracteriza por defectos en manos y pies, anomalias en el cabello, dientes, glandulas sudoriparas, unas y del conducto nasolacrimal y fisura labial con o sin fisura palatina.
Under the new procedure, one drop each of Cyclopentolate and Phenylephrine is instilled into both eyes of the baby and pressure is applied to the tear duct for one minute following instillation, minimising absorption of the medication through the nasolacrimal system.
Objectives: To determine the frequency of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction in children having congenital malformations of the eyes coming to the tertiary care eye hospital.
Eosinophil infiltration into airspaces and tissues of the lung, nose, sinus and nasolacrimal duct was blocked in allergic rats treated with gammaT.