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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 877-879

A rare case of congenital unilateral dry eye


Department of Ophthalmology, Vivekanand Polyclinics and Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jyotsana Singh
Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Vivekanand Polyclinics and Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_745_22

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An 18-year-old girl presented to us with complaints of redness and photophobia in her right eye. She has been on irregular treatment since 6 years of age but never got completely relieved. We did a thorough examination and relevant investigations. On magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), right side lacrimal gland agenesis was present with normal left lacrimal glands, and a diagnosis of isolated congenital unilateral lacrimal gland agenesis was made.


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