Lacrimal gland lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Painless right orbital swelling and proptosis over last few months

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Large, well-defined, extra-conal mass in the position of the lacrimal gland compressing the ocular muscles. No signs of inflammation or bone erosion. Associated prominent neck nodes. Diagnosis confirmed on gland biopsy.

Case Discussion

Lacrimal gland lymphoma is rare, usually confined to the gland and low grade. Occurs in older patients.

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Case Information

rID: 26574
Case created: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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