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Lacrimal duct / gland

Mikulicz disease



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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Mikulicz disease
  • Lymphocytic infiltration and formation of lymphoepithelial lesions
  • Most common cause of Mikulicz syndrome
Mikulicz syndrome
  • Chronic dacryoadenitis associated with enlargement of salivary glands
  • Causes include:
    • Mikulicz disease
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Tuberculosis
    • Syphilis
    • Mumps
    • Lymphoma
    • Leukemia
    • Graves disease
Sjögren syndrome
  • Usually postmenopausal women
  • Mikulicz disease, with failure of lacrimal and conjunctival secretions and keratoconjunctivitis sicca
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