Items tagged “lacrimal gland”
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Pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland
Published 15 Mar 2010
Published 20 Mar 2010
Acinic cell carcinoma of the lacrimal gland
Published 22 Apr 2010
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland
Published 07 Oct 2010
Lacrimal gland masses
Mass lesions involving the lacrimal glands can be classified into two broad groups - inflammatory (~50%) and neoplastic, either lymphoma (25%) or salivary gland type tumours (~25%). Pathology Inflammatory sarcoidosis affects ~25% of patients with systemic disease orbital inflammatory pseud...
The lacrimal gland lies in the superolateral aspect of the orbit and is responsible for tear production. Gross anatomy The lacrimal gland is roughly almond sized, lies in the extraconal part of the orbit, and extends deep into the orbital septum. Its structure is similar to the salivary gland...