nasolacrimal duct

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Noun1.nasolacrimal duct - a duct that carries tears from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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Outflow dysfunction (obstructive) due to nasolacrimal duct, punctal, or rarely, canalicular stenosis
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is the most common lacrimal abnormality in infants and children, occurring in 2% to 30% of newborns, most commonly secondary to incomplete canalization of the distal nasolacrimal duct, specifically the valve of Hasner.
Although obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct is a fairly common finding in newborns, development of a dacryocystocele (nasolacrimal duct cyst) is uncommon.
No inferior turbinate involvement or nasolacrimal duct extension was present.
Characterization of mucins in human lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct.
There is a narrow tube which runs from the eye to the nose called the nasolacrimal duct.
Eosinophil infiltration into airspaces and tissues of the lung, nose, sinus and nasolacrimal duct was blocked in allergic rats treated with gammaT.
The treatment of choice for a symptomatic nasolacrimal duct cyst is endoscopic marsupialization or resection, which is usually curative.
3,7,8) Epiphora may also occur as a complaint related to nasolacrimal duct disruption or obstruction of the inferior meatus associated with ICB, and it is easily identified on CT.
Nasal gliomas can be associated with deformities of the adjacent bones and obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct.
5) Arguments against inferior meatal antrostomy have included reports of persistent sinus disease following surgery (5) and low patency rates, (1) as well as concerns about possible injury to the nasolacrimal duct and the technical difficulty associated with performing the procedure.