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5 cm posteriorly based mucosal flap was elevated and removed from the lacrimal bone to expose only that much part of lacrimal bone.
8,9) which occurs due to dissemination of infection from ethmoid to orbitary tissue due to bone refraction arising from osteitis involving the external wall of ethmoid, which corresponds to internal region of the orbit at the level of the lacrimal bone.
However complete visualization, removal of lacrimal bone and control of excessive bleeding were the major problems unsolved with endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy.
Once the lacrimal fossa is exposed, bone punching should be started at the junction of lamina papyracea of the ethmoid and lacrimal bone.
There can also be extramural expansion of ethmoid cells outside the ethmoid to invade the frontal, maxillary, and sphenoid sinuses as well as the ascending process of the maxilla and lacrimal bone.