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Lacrimal punctal atresia

MedGen UID:
354927
Concept ID:
C1863201
Congenital Abnormality; Finding
Synonym: Atretic lacrimal puncta
 
HPO: HP:0007820

Definition

Congenital absence or closure of the opening of the lacrimal punctum. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

Conditions with this feature

Alacrima, congenital, autosomal dominant
MedGen UID:
934803
Concept ID:
C4310836
Disease or Syndrome

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Saini P, Bothra N, Ali MJ
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 Mar-Apr 01;38(2):151-153. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000002011. PMID: 34284426
Dohlman JC, Habib LA, Freitag SK
Ann Anat 2019 Jul;224:113-116. Epub 2019 May 16 doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2019.04.004. PMID: 31102704
Lemp MA
J Rheumatol Suppl 2000 Dec;61:11-4. PMID: 11128698

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Senthil S, Ali MJ, Chary R, Mandal AK
Eur J Ophthalmol 2022 Sep;32(5):2683-2687. Epub 2022 Jan 12 doi: 10.1177/11206721211073433. PMID: 35018871
Hu J, Xiang N, Li GG, Luo B, Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Liu R
Int J Med Sci 2021;18(12):2493-2499. Epub 2021 Apr 23 doi: 10.7150/ijms.58291. PMID: 34104080Free PMC Article
Landau Prat D, Katowitz WR, Strong A, Katowitz JA
Orphanet J Rare Dis 2021 May 1;16(1):197. doi: 10.1186/s13023-021-01824-2. PMID: 33933124Free PMC Article
Bothra N, Sharma A, Ali MJ
Orbit 2021 Dec;40(6):509-512. Epub 2020 Sep 8 doi: 10.1080/01676830.2020.1818263. PMID: 32896195
Kamal S, Ali MJ, Gupta A, Naik MN
Int Ophthalmol 2015 Dec;35(6):807-10. Epub 2015 Feb 14 doi: 10.1007/s10792-015-0050-1. PMID: 25680420

Diagnosis

Senthil S, Ali MJ, Chary R, Mandal AK
Eur J Ophthalmol 2022 Sep;32(5):2683-2687. Epub 2022 Jan 12 doi: 10.1177/11206721211073433. PMID: 35018871
Hu J, Xiang N, Li GG, Luo B, Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Liu R
Int J Med Sci 2021;18(12):2493-2499. Epub 2021 Apr 23 doi: 10.7150/ijms.58291. PMID: 34104080Free PMC Article
Ali MJ
Ann Anat 2021 Jan;233:151613. Epub 2020 Oct 21 doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2020.151613. PMID: 33098980
Bothra N, Sharma A, Ali MJ
Orbit 2021 Dec;40(6):509-512. Epub 2020 Sep 8 doi: 10.1080/01676830.2020.1818263. PMID: 32896195
Lemp MA
J Rheumatol Suppl 2000 Dec;61:11-4. PMID: 11128698

Therapy

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Eiseman AS, Flanagan JC, Brooks AB, Mitchell EP, Pemberton CH
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 May;19(3):216-24. doi: 10.1097/01.iop.0000066648.33513.3d. PMID: 12918558
Lindsay RG, Bruce AS, Gutteridge IF
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Welham RA, Hughes SM
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Prognosis

Al-Faky YH, Mousa A, Alkhiary HT, Al-Mosallam AR
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2012 Mar-Apr;49(2):109-13. Epub 2011 Jul 19 doi: 10.3928/01913913-20110712-01. PMID: 21766731
Eiseman AS, Flanagan JC, Brooks AB, Mitchell EP, Pemberton CH
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 May;19(3):216-24. doi: 10.1097/01.iop.0000066648.33513.3d. PMID: 12918558
Hakin KN, Sullivan TJ, Sharma A, Welham RA
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Clinical prediction guides

Nemet AY
Semin Ophthalmol 2016;31(3):275-9. Epub 2014 Nov 6 doi: 10.3109/08820538.2014.962163. PMID: 25375763
Lee H, Ahn J, Shin HH, Park M, Baek S
J Craniofac Surg 2012 Nov;23(6):1638-41. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e31825dad6c. PMID: 23147293
Al-Faky YH, Mousa A, Alkhiary HT, Al-Mosallam AR
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2012 Mar-Apr;49(2):109-13. Epub 2011 Jul 19 doi: 10.3928/01913913-20110712-01. PMID: 21766731
Sampath S, Keats BJ, Lacassie Y
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