Christine Annunziata, MD

  • 4101 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, North Carolina,28105
    704-234-1930
  • 630 Comfort Lane, Monroe, North Carolina,28112
    704-289-5455
  • 6237 Carolina Commons Dr., Suite 300, Indian Land, South Carolina,29707
    803-547-3937

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 might pass to nose or blood might reflux from punctum
    • CT might show extent of mass
    • DCG might show filling defect
    • might have skin ulceration, telangiectasia, + lymph nodes
    • might 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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