Eye
Lacrimal duct / gland
Ectopic lacrimal gland


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 2 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Ectopic lacrimal gland [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Lacrimal duct: ectopic lacrimal gland. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelacrimalectopic.html. Accessed October 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Isolated or component of other choristomas
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Acini and ducts resemble normal lacrimal gland tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
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Atrophic glandular tissue
with chronic inflammation
(from retrobulbar orbit)

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