Laura Sanders, MD

  • 836 W. Wellington Avenue, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois,60657
    773-296-8000
  • 3982 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago Eye Institute, Chicago, Illinois,60651
    773-282-2000
  • 1431 N. Western Avenue, St. Elizabeth\'s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois,60622
    773-342-8000
  • 2525 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois,60616
    312-236-6575

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