Which clinical history findings are characteristic of dacryoadenitis?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Bobak Zonnoor , MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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The disease is characterized by swelling of upper lateral eyelid and scleral injection. If dacryoadenitis is caused by a viral infection, the area is modestly tender. Bacterial causes result in more severe tenderness. [25]


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