Eye
Lacrimal duct / gland
Papilloma-lacrimal duct


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 27 June 2020

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PubMed Search: Papilloma [title] 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 24th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Similar to conjunctival papilloma
Radiology images

AFIP 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

AFIP 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

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