What is the role of nasal endoscopy in the workup of dacryocystitis?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Grant D Gilliland, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Nasal endoscopy is frequently useful in assessing the etiology of dacryocystitis. [11] Tumors, papillomas, hypertrophy of the inferior turbinate, nasal septal deviation, and inferior meatal narrowing may be noted as causes of dacryocystitis.


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