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Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences
Dacryocystitis is infection of the lacrimal sac resulting from blockage of the nasolacrimal duct. This study was done to determine aetiopathogenesis of chronic dacryocystitis in an economically deprived population in South India. A total of 50 samples were obtained from the contents of the lacrimal sac in 50 patients with chronic dacryocystitis. These samples were cultured for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria and fungi with a routine microbiological technique. A total of 13 samples were obtaineddoi:10.14260/jemds/2016/1160 fatcat:zgt2i32hcjgvjk7as3upmczxmu