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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 157-159

Solitary ectopic lacrimal gland tissue of the orbit presenting with unilateral proptosis in a 5-year-old child


1 Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of Dokuz Eylul, Izmir, Turkey
2 Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Dokuz Eylul, Izmir, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Nurullah Yuceer
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of Dokuz Eylul, Balcova, 35340 Izmir
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.43648

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Ectopic lacrimal gland tissue (ELGT) of the orbit is seen rarely. A 5-year-old child with an ELGT of the right orbit causing to unilateral proptosis is presented. Computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging studies showed an irregular, soft-tissue in the right orbit, without bony erosion. The lesion was excised subtotally by right frontal transcranial approach.






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