Case Report, J Otol Rhinol S Vol: 0 Issue: 1
Endoscopic Marsupialization of Adult Nasolacrimal Sac Mucocele: Reports of Two Cases
|Tatsuya Saitoh, Junko Murata and Katsuhisa Ikeda*|
|Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan|
|Corresponding author : Dr. Katsuhisa Ikeda, MD
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|Received: November 17, 2014 Accepted: February 25, 2015 Published: March 06, 2015|
|Citation: Saitoh T, Murata J, Ikeda K (2015) Endoscopic Marsupialization of Adult Nasolacrimal Sac Mucocele: Reports of Two Cases. J Otol Rhinol S1:1. doi:10.4172/2324-8785.S1-010|
Background: Adult nasolacrimal sac mucocele, dacryocystocele, is a rare complication of chronic dacryocysitis.
Study design and methods: Case report
Case presentation: We report two adult cases in which epiphora and a bluish cystic mass was located inferior to medial canthus. Nasolacrimal sac mucocele in both cases was successfully cured by endoscopic marsupialization.
Conclusions: The successful outcomes were obtained by endoscopic marsupialization of the nasolacrimal sac mucocele.