Clinical picture of acute dacryoadenitis
Etiology of acute dacryoadenitis
Report of a case
Summary and conclusions
Knowledge of disease of the lacrimal apparatus is recorded in the earliest medical literature. Hirsch 1 found reference to lacrimal disease in the Ebers Egyptian Papyrus of 1500 B. C. Schirmer2 found seventy-three references to it between 1659 and 1800. Early nineteenth century writers on the subject include Schmidt3 (1803), Beer4 (1813) and Weller5 (1821). Schmidt's treatise on the diseases of the lacrimal gland is an extensive work of value chiefly for its historical interest. He was the first to designate inflammation of the lacrimal gland as dacryoadenitis. Some of the etiologic factors named by him
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