Dacryocystocele (mucocele) is a bluish swelling between the nose and the lower eyelid caused by a blockage of both ends of the tear duct sac.
Dacryocystoceles usually are treated with surgery and may require antibiotics.
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
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