Lacrimal gland abscess in a child as a rare manifestation of IgG4-related disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Dacryoadenitis is unusual in children, and noninfectious causes can be manifestations of serious undiagnosed systemic conditions. This report brings further attention to this rarely-encountered condition and emphasizes its association with IgG4-related disease, a group of inflammatory disorders of high current interest whose spectrum of manifestations continues to evolve. The pediatric ophthalmologist could be in the position of identifying a patient's serious and previously unappreciated illness.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Raab, EL; Moayedpardazi, HS; Naids, SM; Friedman, AH; Meltzer, MA

Published Date

  • February 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 73 - 75.e1

PubMed ID

  • 29288833

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-3933

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jaapos.2017.08.013


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States