Outcome of Probing for Congenital Naso-Lacrimal Duct Obstruction

Authors

  • Mozammel Hoq Sharife Department of Ophthalmology, Chattagram Maa?O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Agrabad, Chittagong
  • M Jalal Uddin Department of Community Medicine, Chattagram Maa?O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Agrabad, Chittagong
  • Mostak Ahmed Department of Ophthalmology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v14i1.22879

Keywords:

Nasolacrimal duct, CNLDO, Probing, Congenital

Abstract

Objective: The study was conducted to evaluate outcome of probing for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction. It was an interventional study at a tertiary level hospital of Chittagong.

Methods: The study was conducted during April 2009 to March 2013 (04 years). Total 120 eyes of 102 children of 1-3 years age group were probed. Minimum follow up time was 01 year.

Results: 110 eyes fully cured, 05 eyes needed re-probing, 03 eyes needed Dacrocystorhinostomy operation (DCR) and 02 cases were dropped out. Male female ratio was 72 (60%) and 48 (40%).

Conclusion: Outcome of probing is better among 1-2 years age group than that of 2- 3 years age group. A discussion is made with updated literature review.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v14i1.22879

Chatt Maa Shi Hosp Med Coll J; Vol.14 (1); Jan 2015; Page 36-37

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2015-04-04

How to Cite

Sharife, M. H., Uddin, M. J., & Ahmed, M. (2015). Outcome of Probing for Congenital Naso-Lacrimal Duct Obstruction. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 14(1), 36–37. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v14i1.22879

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