What Is A Dacryo Adenitis?

May 01 11:46 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an inflammation of the tear producing glands which are known as the Lacrimal glands. It is also known as blocked tear duct.

What are the signs and symptoms of Dacryo adenitis?

It includes the pain in the area where there is a swelling. There is increase in the discharge as well as tears. There is a swelling in front of the ear as well as lymph nodes. One can also notice the swelling in the upper lip which may lead to pain as well as redness.

How Dacryo adenitis can be diagnosed?

It includes the use of visual examination and a patient history. One should examine the lids as well as eyes. One can also go for the CT scan. In few cases biopsy has been successful. It is the most important diagnostic test.

How Dacryo adenitis can be treated?

It can be caused due to the mumps which is a viral condition. One needs a rest and a warm compression is needed. The treatment is mainly focuses on the causative agent.

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