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
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 07 Oct 2010
Lacrimal gland masses
Lacrimal gland masses can be classified into two broad groups - inflammatory (~50%) and neoplastic, either lymphoma (25%) or salivary gland type tumors (~25%). Pathology Inflammatory sarcoidosis affects ~25% of patients with systemic disease orbital inflammatory pseudotumor lacrimal glan...
The lacrimal gland lies in the superolateral aspect of the orbit. It is part of the lacrimal apparatus and is responsible for tear production. Gross anatomy The lacrimal gland is roughly almond-sized and located anteriorly in the superolateral aspect of the extraconal space of the orbit. It h...