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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23

Lacrimal sac compression by an anterior ethmoidal mucocele: A rare case report

Departments of Ophthalmology University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

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Rahul Bhatia
Department of Ophthalmology, UCMS and GTB Hospital, Shahdara, Delhi - 110 095
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/pajo.pajo_6_23

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The lacrimal sac compression by an anterior ethmoidal mucocele is unusual. The ethmoidal mucocele may masquerade as lacrimal sac mucocele and may lead to disastrous consequences if treated along the lines of lacrimal mucocele. We present a case of an 18-year-old female presenting with a mass lesion over the medial canthal area causing a dilemma in diagnosis.

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