Isolated bilateral congenital lacrimal gland agenesis – Report of two cases
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Congenital lacrimal gland agenesis, also called congenital alacrima, is a rare cause of dry eye and is characterized by aplasia or hypoplasia of lacrimal glands. We present two 5-year old children with congenital lacrimal gland agenesis. The two cases had the final diagnosis of isolated bilateral congenital lacrimal gland agenesis and we document the clinical aspects, treatment and present a literature review related to this rare condition.
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Alwohaib, Manar et al. Isolated bilateral congenital lacrimal gland agenesis – Report of two cases. Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 257-259, 2017. Available at: <http://hdl.handle.net/11449/178915>.