Dacryocystocele (mucocele) is a bluish swelling between the nose and the lower eyelid caused by a blockage of both ends of the tear duct sac.

Dacryocystoceles usually are treated with surgery and may require antibiotics.

Current as of: August 21, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology