Canalicular Laceration Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 05, 2018
  • Author: Christian El-Hadad, MD, CM, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In patients with an eyelid laceration, open globe injury must be ruled out first. This includes a thorough and gentle ocular examination via slit-lamp if the patient is mobile or via bedside portable slit-lamp examination.

Differential Diagnoses