Lacrimal gland lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

PH of lymphoma. Now has swelling on lateral aspect of the right orbit. Non-painful.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Solid, enhancing mass contiguous with the right lacrimal gland extending into the subcutaneous tissues overlying the outer border of the orbit.

Ultrasound performed prior to guided biopsy

Modality: Ultrasound

Vascular solid mass in lateral orbit extending into the adjacent soft tissue.  Successfully biopsied under US control.  Resultant: low grade B-cell lymphoma.

Case Discussion

There are few lacrimal mass lesions notably primary neoplasms and lymphoma.  Developmental lesions such as dermoid arise in this area but are usually cystic.

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Case Information

rID: 37925
Case created: 26th Jun 2015
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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