Infections of the Lacrimal Drainage System

  • Aditi Watve
  • Mohammad Javed Ali


The canaliculi and the lacrimal sac are the regions of the lacrimal drainage system, which are prone to infections. In this chapter, we would focus on infective canaliculitis and dacryocystitis.


Necrotizing Fasciitis Nasolacrimal Duct Orbital Cellulitis Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis Microbiological Profile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ophthalmic Plastics SurgeryL.V. Prasad Eye InstituteHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Dacryology ServiceL.V. Prasad Eye InstituteBanjara Hills, HyderabadIndia

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