02 September 2009

Word for the day: "hemolacria"

Bloody tears can be caused by problems in the lacrimal glands (tumors, vascular malformations), but since this young man's events are bilateral (and since he says he sometimes has a "burning" seensation, they are probably caused by some type of conjunctivitis. I'm suprised the family hasn't been able to find an opthalmologist who could reassure them.

Via Nothing to do with Arbroath.

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