Journal article

Recurrent Lacrimal Gland Pleomorphic Adenoma: Clinical and Computed Tomography Features

Alan A McNab, Khami Satchi

OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2011

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To report the clinical and computed tomography (CT) features of recurrent lacrimal gland pleomorphic adenoma (LGPA). DESIGN: Retrospective observational case series. PARTICIPANTS: Five patients with recurrent LGPA. METHODS: Clinical records and CT findings in 5 patients with recurrent LGPA were reviewed. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Clinical and CT features, malignant transformation, and disease-free survival. RESULTS: Five patients presented at intervals of 9 to 19 years after initial surgery for LGPA with symptoms and signs of recurrent tumor centered on the lacrimal gland fossa. Four patients underwent surgery to remove recurrent tumor, and 1 patient declined surgical intervention. O..

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