Dacryocystorhinostomy - education fistula between the lacrimal SAC and the nasal cavity. Currently, the operation of dacryocystorhinostomy almost completely replaced the hysterectomy (removal) of the lacrimal SAC. The main advantage of dacryocystorhinostomy is to preserve the function of lachrymal. The indication for dacryocystorhinostomy is a chronic disease, acute dacryocystitis in the stage of remission, the extension (ectasia) and fistula lacrimal SAC.
Cm. also Tear bodies.