Idiopathic Haemolacria: A Rare Case Report

Authors

  • Goutam Kumar Acherjya Junior Consultant (Medicine), Upazila Health Complex, Bagherpara, Jashore
  • Mohammad Ali Assistant Professor, National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, Dhaka
  • Keya Tarafder Lecturer, Department of Microbiology. Jashore Medical College & Hospital, Jashore
  • Mostofa Kamal Chowdhury Assistant Professor, Department of Palliative Medicine, Centre for Palliative Care, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Md Abdus Salam Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Kushtia Medical College, Kushtia
  • Md Nahid Kamal Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Addin Sakina Medical College, Jashore

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v20i2.42013

Keywords:

Haemolacria; Crying with bloody tear; Amitriptyline

Abstract

Crying with bloody tear, called haemolacria is a very rare condition in medical practice. There are many conditions such as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, trauma (accidental or induced), factors deficiencies, infections (Epstein Barr virus or bacterial), tumours (malignant melanoma or haemangioma), conjunctival telangiectasia, Rendu-Oslar-Weber disease related to haemolacria. But idiopathic haemolacria may occur in some cases. In our case report, a 17-year-old girl presented with idiopathic bilateral haemolacria and gum bleeding associated with pseudoseizure and psychogenic hyperventilation who was treated and well responded to adequate counselling and Amitriptyline.

J MEDICINE JUL 2019; 20 (2) : 106-108

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Published

2019-06-27

How to Cite

Acherjya, G. K., Ali, M., Tarafder, K., Chowdhury, M. K., Salam, M. A., & Kamal, M. N. (2019). Idiopathic Haemolacria: A Rare Case Report. Journal of Medicine, 20(2), 106–108. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v20i2.42013

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Case Reports