Human genes for lacrimal duct obstruction
Lacrimal duct obstruction [DOID:13929]
Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CLDO) is the condition in which a tear duct has failed to open at the time of birth. Around 6% of infants have CLDO, usually experiencing a persistent watery eye even when not crying. The condition is also known as dacryostenosis. If a secondary infection occurs (Dacryocystitis), purulent (yellow / green) discharge may be present.
Synonyms: lacrimal duct obstruction, DOID:13929, Blocked lacrimal canaliculus (finding), Obstruction of lacrimal canaliculus (disorder), Obstruction of lacrimal ducts (disorder) ...