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Spontaneous passage of a dacryolith.
  1. L G Kaye-Wilson
  1. Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh.


    A patient had four episodes of recurrent dacryolith over 14 years. Each attack of acutely painful dacryocystitis was terminated by spontaneous passage of the dacryolith. Biochemical and dacryocystographic evidence help to explain the pathogenesis of the condition.

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