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  • Dacryoadenitis



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Aka: Dacryoadenitis, Lacrimal Gland Inflammation
  1. Epidemiology
    1. Uncommon pediatric infection
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Inflammation of lacrimal gland
  3. Causes
    1. Acute
      1. Gonorrhea
      2. Epstein Barr Virus
      3. Influenza
      4. Parainfluenza
    2. Chronic
      1. Sarcoidosis
      2. Sjogren Syndrome
      3. Graves Disease
      4. Syphilis
      5. Tuberculosis
      6. Trachoma
  4. Complications
    1. Rarely superinfected with Bacteria
  5. Differential Diagnosis
    1. See Dacryocystitis
  6. Management
    1. Conservative
      1. Warm compresses
      2. Analgesics
    2. If suspect secondary Bacterial Infection
      1. Cephalexin (Keflex)
      2. Consider treatment for Dacryocystitis
  7. References
    1. Singh in Roy (2013) EMedicine (online)
      1. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1210342-overview

Dacryoadenitis (C0155223)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D003607
ICD9 375.00, 375.0
ICD10 H04.0, H04.00
SnomedCT 193973003, 193971001, 86927009
English Dacryoadenitides, Dacryoadenitis, unspecified, dacryoadenitis, dacryoadenitis (diagnosis), Dacryoadenitis NOS, Unspecified dacryoadenitis, gland inflammation lacrimal, Unspecified dacryoadenitis (disorder), Dacryoadenitis NOS (disorder), Dacryadenitis, Dacryoadenitis (disorder), infection; lacrimal gland, inflammation; lacrimal gland, lacrimal gland; infection, lacrimal gland; inflammation, Dacryoadenitis, NOS, Dacryoadenitis
Dutch dacryoadenitis, dacryoadenitis, niet-gespecificeerd, infectie; traanklier, ontsteking; traanklier, traanklier; infectie, traanklier; ontsteking, Dacryoadenitis
French Dacryoadénite, non précisée, Dacryoadénite, Dacryadénite
German Dakryoadenitis, unspezifisch, Dakryoadenitis, Tränendrüsenentzündung
Italian Dacrioadenite, non specificata, Dacrioadenite
Portuguese Dacriadenite NE, Dacriadenite, Dacrioadenite
Spanish Dacrioadenitis no especificada, Dacrioadenitis, dacrioadenitis, SAI (trastorno), dacrioadenitis no especificada, dacrioadenitis no especificada (trastorno), dacrioadenitis, SAI, dacrioadenitis (trastorno), dacrioadenitis
Japanese 涙腺炎, 涙腺炎、詳細不明, ルイセンエン, ルイセンエンショウサイフメイ
Czech Dakryoadenitida, Nespecifikovaná dakryoadenitida, dakryoadenitida, zánět slzné žlázy
Korean 눈물샘염
Hungarian Dacryoadenitis, Dacryoadenitis, nem meghatározott
Norwegian Tårekjertelbetennelse, Dakryodenitt
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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