Lacrimal duct / gland
Ectopic lacrimal gland

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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PubMed Search: Ectopic lacrimal gland [title]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Lacrimal duct: ectopic lacrimal gland. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelacrimalectopic.html. Accessed December 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Isolated or component of other choristomas
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Acini and ducts resemble normal lacrimal gland tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Atrophic glandular tissue
with chronic inflammation
(from retrobulbar orbit)