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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 225-227

Dacryocystitis in a patient with Samter's triad


1 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
2 Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
3 Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Renelle Pointdujour-Lim
Yale Eye Center, 40 Temple Street, Suite 3D, New Haven 06510, Connecticut
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_178_21

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Samter's triad, also known as aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease, is characterized by nasal polyposis, bronchial asthma, and aspirin intolerance. Here, we present a case of a 36-year-old woman with a history of Samter's triad and recurrent dacryocystitis. After combined dacryocystorhinostomy and endoscopic sinus surgery, pathological specimens of the lacrimal sac showed respiratory fibrosis with chronic inflammation and eosinophilic infiltration. Our case demonstrates that Samter's triad is a potential etiology for inflammatory nasolacrimal duct obstruction.


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