Eye

Lacrimal duct / gland

Squamous cell carcinoma-lacrimal duct



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PubMed Search: Squamous cell carcinoma [title] lacrimal

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Squamous cell carcinoma-lacrimal duct. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelacrimalscc.html. Accessed December 6th, 2022.
Definition / general
  • Uncommon; usually moderately differentiated
  • Similar to nasal or conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma
  • Often spreads along surfaces as well as infiltrating
  • Lung is most common site for metastases, then bone and remote viscera
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Often papillary projections into lumen
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