Eye
Lacrimal duct / gland
Papilloma

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

Revised: 10 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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PubMed Search: Papilloma [title] lacrimal

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Lacrimal duct: papilloma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelacrimalpapilloma.html. Accessed December 9th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Similar to conjunctival papilloma
Radiology images

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CT scan shows well circumscribed
tumor of left lacrimal sac

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Papillary aggregates of benign transitional epithelial cells with infiltrating neutrophils
  • May have pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Well circumscribed papillary
tumor fills lacrimal sac

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Papillary tumor with inverted growth
pattern contains well differentiated
squamous epithelium

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Papillary tumor with fronds
covered by neoplastic
transitional epithelium

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Papilloma with malignant transformation