How is a nasolacrimal duct injury treated in patients with nasal fractures?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Samuel J Haraldson, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Nasolacrimal duct injury

  • The nasolacrimal complex lies in close proximity to the nasal bones.

  • High-force midfacial injuries or those resulting in comminuted fractures require a consultation with an ophthalmologist.


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