Iberoamerican Journal of Medicine
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Iberoamerican Journal of Medicine
Case Report

The case of missing punctum

Anubhav Chauhan, Anchit Wapa, Deepak Sharma, Pankaj Thakur

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Abstract

We report a case of a 25-year-old male with a long history of watering from both the eyes. Complete ocular examination of the patient was carried out under slit lamp. Out of four, three punctums were found absent in our patient. Our case highlights a rare case of epiphora from both the eyes.

Keywords

Punctum; Agenesis; Watering

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Submitted date:
03/25/2020

Reviewed date:
03/28/2020

Accepted date:
03/28/2020

Publication date:
03/28/2020

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