Journal article

Clinicopathological Features and Outcomes in Lymphoma of Extraocular Muscles

Edwina L Eade, Thomas G Hardy, Penelope A McKelvie, Alan A McNab

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019


PURPOSE: To describe the clinicopathological features and report the outcomes of treatment in lymphoma involving the extraocular muscles (EOM), the largest reported case-series. METHODS: A retrospective case series of patients with lymphoma involving the EOM from a single tertiary referral orbital center, between March 1992 and March 2018. Patients with other histopathologic diagnoses or who did not have an EOM biopsy were excluded. The main outcome measures were histologic evaluation and clinical follow-up including tumor response, recurrence, and survival. RESULTS: Twenty-five patients were included, 16 female; 9 male; median age 64.7 years (range 33.8-92.6 years). Unilateral involvement w..

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