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Acute Dacryocystitis

Acute Dacryocystitis
Acute Dacryocystitis

The chamber that tears drain into (tear sac) is red, swollen, and painful. This photo shows a collection of pus (abscess) that has formed and ruptured through the skin, creating a fistula (passage) that pus can drain through.

Photo courtesy of James Garrity, MD.

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