PANCE Blueprint EENT (7%)

Lacrimal disorders (PEARLS)

NCCPA™ PANCE Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Content Blueprint eye disorders ⇒ lacrimal disorders

Dacryoadenitis
ReelDx Virtual Rounds (Hordeolum )
Patient will present as → a 12-year-old with severe unilateral right eye pain and pressure. On physical exam, there is swelling, redness, tearing, and drainage from the outermost part of the affected right eye.

Dacryoadenitis

  • Inflammation of the nasolacrimal duct or the nasolacrimal gland (supratemporal)

DX: The diagnosis is based on clinical observation ⇒ CT orbits if chronic

TX:  cannulation of the duct, stenting, surgery

Dacryocystitis

DX: The diagnosis is based on clinical observation ⇒ CT orbits if chronic

TX: systemic antibiotics: Clindamycin + 3rd gen. cephalosporin

Pterygium (ReelDx + Lecture) (Prev Lesson)
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