Lacrimal duct / gland

Papilloma-lacrimal duct

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PubMed Search: Papilloma lacrimal

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Papilloma-lacrimal duct. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelacrimalpapilloma.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2023.
Definition / general
  • Similar to conjunctival papilloma
Radiology images

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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

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Well differentiated squamous epithelium

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Fronds covered
by neoplastic

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Papilloma with malignant transformation

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