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Amblyopia risk factors in congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: A longitudinal case-control study.

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Summary of "Amblyopia risk factors in congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: A longitudinal case-control study."

To investigate longitudinal changes in risk factors for amblyopia in children treated with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO).

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0217802

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Interference with the secretion of tears by the lacrimal glands. Obstruction of the lacrimal sac or nasolacrimal duct causing acute or chronic inflammation of the lacrimal sac (DACRYOCYSTITIS). It is caused also in infants by failure of the nasolacrimal duct to open into the inferior meatus and occurs about the third week of life. In adults occlusion may occur spontaneously or after injury or nasal disease. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p250)

A tubular duct that conveys TEARS from the LACRIMAL GLAND to the nose.

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Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.

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