A novel inverted ‘V’ flap in endo-DCR: case report

Authors

  • Manish Munjal Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Shubham Munjal Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Priyanka Arora Department of Opthamology, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Salony Sharma Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Vineeta Arora GTB Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Hardeep Kaur Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Deeksha Chawla Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Loveleen Sandhu Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Gursimran Kaur Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Utkarash . Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20222447

Keywords:

DCR, Transnasal, Mucosal flap, Inverted V

Abstract

Endo-DCR has a successful outcome when the lacrimal sac is marsuplised on the nasal lateral nasal wall. The lacrimal sac and nasal mucosal edges heal by primary intention rather than by formation of granulation tissue with consequent restenosis or reclosure. An indigenous flap was utilized to cover the exposed bone following Endo-DCR in a young individual. The flap fashioned in an inverted ‘V’ prevented the granulation of secondary intent healing and thereby reclosure.

Author Biography

Manish Munjal, Department of ENTHNS, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Prof hod ORLHNS

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2022-09-26

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