Journal of Otology & RhinologyISSN: 2324-8785

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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.

Keywords: Adult nasolacrimal sac mucocele; Bluish cystic mass; Endoscopic marsupialization

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