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Acute dacryocystitis, dog

In acute dacryocystitis, the medial lower lid is swollen and painful; often, inflammatory exudate can be flushed from the lower lacrimal punctum and distal lacrimal duct. The condition can be confused with carnassial tooth infections.

Courtesy of K. Gelatt.