Imtiaz A. Chaudhry MD PhD FACS

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Orbital Tumors - Lacrimal Sac

Orbital Tumors - Lacrimal Sac

  • Lacrimal Sac Tumors
    • rare
    • mass above medial canthal tendon
    • complaints of EpiphLacora (Epiphora, patients with epiphora complain of watery eyes; it is when there is an imabance between production and drainage of tears. Visit the Lacrimal page for more details) or chronic dacryocystitis
    • irrigation could pass to nose or blood could reflux from punctum
    • CT could show extent of mass
    • DCG could show filling defect
    • could have skin ulceration, telangiectasia, + lymph nodes
    • could originate from skin or nasal mucosal tumors
    • benign squamous papillomas most common 1o
    • squamous cell carcinoma more than adenocarcinoma most common malignant tumor

Orbital Tumors - Lacrimal Sac

 

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