Primary lacrimal sac rhinosporidiosis with grossly dilated sac and nasolacrimal duct

Neelam Pushker, Seema Kashyap, Mandeep S Bajaj, Rachna Meel, Archana Sood, Sanjay Sharma, Venkatesh L Konkal
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2009, 25 (3): 234-5
Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic infection of the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract. The authors report a case of primary lacrimal sac rhinosporidiosis with a grossly dilated sac and nasolacrimal duct as seen on CT dacryocystography. Despite a chronic infection of 12 years' duration, there was no involvement of conjunctiva, nasal, or nasopharyngeal mucosa.

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