Histopathologic changes in punctal stenosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blepharitis
  • Dry Eye Syndromes
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Lacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Meibomian Glands

abstract

  • Nearly all histopathologic specimens revealed findings consistent with inflammation, fibrosis, or both. These findings provide evidence to support the hypothesis that the many etiologic causes of punctal stenosis are linked by a common pathophysiologic mechanism involving inflammation.

publication date

  • May 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/IOP.0b013e31828a92b0

PubMed ID

  • 23552606

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 201

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 29

number

  • 3