Malignant mixed tumor of the lacrimal gland in a teenager

Francesca M. Giliberti, Roman Shinder, Diana Bell, Aaron M. Savar, Justin Michael Sacks, Nicholas B. Levine, Bita Esmaeli

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Abstract

A 17-year-old boy presented with a painless, right superotemporal orbital mass. Imaging demonstrated a lacrimal gland mass extending into the temporalis muscle through the lateral orbital wall. The patient underwent an orbital exenteration. Histopathology revealed malignant mixed tumor (carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma) of the lacrimal gland with perineural and vascular invasion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1-e3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Volume48 Online
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)
  • Ophthalmology

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