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Authors Kauh CY, Gentry LR, Hartig GK, Lucarelli MJ
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Journal Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg Volume: 33 Issue: 3S Suppl 1 Pages: S25-S27
Publish Date 2017 May/Jun
PubMed ID 27046035

Tearing is a frequently encountered chief complaint in an ophthalmologist’s office. Certain associated atypical symptoms may warrant further workup. The authors present a case of a patient presenting with painful tearing which elicited further evaluation with CT imaging. This revealed a maxillary sinus fungus ball as the cause for the patient’s tearing. Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System