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Dacryocystocele


Dacryocystocele (mucocele) is a bluish swelling between the nose and the lower eyelid caused by a blockage of both ends of the tear duct sac.

Dacryocystoceles usually are treated with surgery and may require antibiotics.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Last RevisedNovember 8, 2011

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