Strenotrophomonas maltophilia-related chronic dacryocystitis

Douglas P. Marx, Peter T. Chang, Kevin L. Winthrop

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Dacryocystitis related to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is rare. We describe a case of Strenotrophomonas maltophilia-related chronic dacryocystitis with associated coagulase-negative Staphylococcus. Following external dacryocystorhinostomy without intraoperative or postoperative antibiotics, her discharge and lacrimal sac fullness resolved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-434
Number of pages2
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2012


  • Dacryocystitis
  • Lacrimal sac
  • Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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