Lacrimal gland lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Painless right orbital swelling and proptosis over last few months

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

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
Published: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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