Bilateral Dacryoadenitis in paediatric age group (Ophthalmology (Eye Care))



Medical Case Details:

A kid with bilateral upper lid swelling and tenderness over lacrimal fossa since 1 week. She was 7 years old. On slit lamp examination both upper eyelid were swollen and there was tender round to oval nodules over lacrimal fossa on palpitation. Adviced MRI ORBITS WITH CONTRAST. It came as acute bilateral Dacryoadenitis.



    Dr. Hymn Parikh

    Very nice

    31.May, 07:02am

    Dr. Naval Mendiratta

    What s the etiology though/?? Rule out IgG related disease

    31.May, 01:12pm

    Dr. Pooja Pandya

    Sure sir thank you for your comment.

    31.May, 03:01pm

    Dr. Shefali Madhur Gokhale
    Nuclear Medicine Physician

    Dacryoscintigraphy is a functional study which will give you an idea whether it is preductal,post ductal or presac obstruction.
    Indian J Nucl Med 2018 Jul-Sep;33(3):214-217...please refer to this article...Dacryoscintigraphy:A pictorial essay.

    03.Jun, 11:00am

    Dr. Pooja Pandya

    Sure doctor. Thank you

    03.Jun, 01:32pm

    Dr. Kendra Deangelis

    I would send blood work for: EBV, Sarcoid, IgG, ANA, ANCA, Sjogren's. If negative with no resolution, may warrant biopsy for diagnosis.

    05.Jun, 12:45am

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