Eye
Lacrimal duct / gland
Dacryolithiasis


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 2 April 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Lacrimal duct: dacryolithiasis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelacrimaldacryolithiasis.html. Accessed January 22nd, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Stone (dacryolith) in lacrimal canal
  • Probably due to low grade inflammation, including mycoses (Arachnia propionica)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Laminated concretions in lacrimal sac
  • May contain degenerating epithelial cells and neutrophils, often fungi
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