Ophthalmoplegia without severe painful eyelid swelling in acute dacryoadenitis: a case report

Nobuhito Nakajima, Tsutomu Igarashi, Chiemi Yaguchi, Masayuki Ueda
2016 Rinsho Shinkeigaku  
56:23 Dacryoadenitis is a relatively rare disorder that results from a lacrimal duct obstruction anywhere between the lacrimal gland and the conjunctiva 1) . Acute dacryoadenitis generally presents as inflammation and enlargement of the lacrimal gland that leads to severe swelling of the lateral eyelid, tenderness over the lacrimal gland fossa, and injection over the lacrimal gland palpebral lobe 2) . The condition also is symptomatically characterized by downward globe displacement and
more » ... 3) . We observed a rare case of acute dacryoadenitis that presented with ptosis with oculomotor disturbance in the absence of severe eyelid redness, swelling, and tenderness.
doi:10.5692/clinicalneurol.cn-000778 pmid:26616487 fatcat:so27cxp6nravxmjoxkpo4xr4we