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Dacryocystocele
Roya Sohaey, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Congenital dacryocystocele (CD)
              • Synonyms

                • Mucocele, amniotocele, lacrimal duct cyst
              • Definitions

                • CD is variant of nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) leading to cyst formation at orbital end of lacrimal sac

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    • Reporting Tips

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Castro PT et al: Evaluation of fetal nasal cavity in bilateral congenital dacryocystocele: 3D reconstruction and virtual navigation by magnetic resonance imaging. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 55(1):141-3, 2020
                                      2. Miranda-Rivas A et al: Congenital dacryocystocele: sonographic evaluation of 11 cases. J AAPOS. 22(5):390-2, 2018
                                      3. Ondeck CL et al: Ultrasonographic prenatal imaging of fetal ocular and orbital abnormalities. Surv Ophthalmol. 63(6):745-53, 2018
                                      4. Kim YH et al: Dacryocystocele on prenatal ultrasonography: diagnosis and postnatal outcomes. Ultrasonography. 34(1):51-7, 2015
                                      5. Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group: resolution of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction with nonsurgical management. Arch Ophthalmol. 130(6):730-4, 2012
                                      6. Sotiriou S et al: Sonographic antenatal diagnosis of congenital dacryocystoceles. J Clin Ultrasound. 40(6):375-7, 2012
                                      7. Lembet A et al: Prenatal two- and three-dimensional sonographic diagnosis of dacryocystocele. Prenat Diagn. 28(6):554-5, 2008
                                      8. Trehan I et al: Neonatal respiratory distress due to bilateral dacrocystoceles. J Pediatr. 153(3):438, 2008
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                                      References
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Pathology

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Congenital dacryocystocele (CD)
                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Mucocele, amniotocele, lacrimal duct cyst
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • CD is variant of nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) leading to cyst formation at orbital end of lacrimal sac

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                          • General Features

                                                            • Microscopic Features

                                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                              • Presentation

                                                                • Demographics

                                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                    • Treatment

                                                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                      • Consider

                                                                        • Reporting Tips

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Castro PT et al: Evaluation of fetal nasal cavity in bilateral congenital dacryocystocele: 3D reconstruction and virtual navigation by magnetic resonance imaging. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 55(1):141-3, 2020
                                                                          2. Miranda-Rivas A et al: Congenital dacryocystocele: sonographic evaluation of 11 cases. J AAPOS. 22(5):390-2, 2018
                                                                          3. Ondeck CL et al: Ultrasonographic prenatal imaging of fetal ocular and orbital abnormalities. Surv Ophthalmol. 63(6):745-53, 2018
                                                                          4. Kim YH et al: Dacryocystocele on prenatal ultrasonography: diagnosis and postnatal outcomes. Ultrasonography. 34(1):51-7, 2015
                                                                          5. Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group: resolution of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction with nonsurgical management. Arch Ophthalmol. 130(6):730-4, 2012
                                                                          6. Sotiriou S et al: Sonographic antenatal diagnosis of congenital dacryocystoceles. J Clin Ultrasound. 40(6):375-7, 2012
                                                                          7. Lembet A et al: Prenatal two- and three-dimensional sonographic diagnosis of dacryocystocele. Prenat Diagn. 28(6):554-5, 2008
                                                                          8. Trehan I et al: Neonatal respiratory distress due to bilateral dacrocystoceles. J Pediatr. 153(3):438, 2008