II. Epidemiology

  1. Uncommon pediatric infection

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Inflammation of lacrimal gland

V. Complications

  1. Rarely superinfected with Bacteria

VI. Differential Diagnosis

VII. Management

  1. Conservative
    1. Warm compresses
    2. Analgesics
  2. If suspect secondary Bacterial Infection
    1. Cephalexin (Keflex)
    2. Consider treatment for Dacryocystitis

VIII. References

  1. Singh in Roy (2013) EMedicine (online)
    1. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1210342-overview

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