The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Congenital nasolacrimal duct blockage

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

This 4 year-old boy had had recurrent left conjunctivitis and epiphora. Syringing under general anaesthesia revealed blockage of the left nasolacrimal duct. Probing was performed and the symptoms and signs of nasolacrimal duct blockage disappeared at the subsequent visit.

 

Left epiphora with discharge.

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