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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 368950, 3 pages
Case Report

Unilateral Congenital Lacrimal Fistula with Renal Agenesis and Pelvic Kidney: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Research Hospital, Clinic of Ophthalmology, 34752 Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Ophthalmology, Bilim University, 34710 Istanbul, Turkey
3Umraniye Education and Research Hospital, Clinic of Pediatrics, 34766 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 1 January 2015; Accepted 13 May 2015

Academic Editor: Nicola Rosa

Copyright © 2015 A. Altun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 12-year-old boy presented to the clinic of ophthalmology because of watering and discharge from his left lower eyelid. The inspection examination revealed an orifice that was associated with congenital lacrimal fistula (CLF). He underwent a complete ophthalmologic and systemic evaluation to explore possible associated findings. Systemic evaluation revealed multiple renal anomalies: right renal agenesis and left ectopic pelvic kidney. This case is unique because this is the first reported case of CLF accompanied with ectopic pelvic kidney in the literature.