Learn About Lacrimal Gland Tumor

What is the definition of Lacrimal Gland Tumor?

A lacrimal gland tumor is a tumor in one of the glands that produces tears. The lacrimal gland is located under the outer part of each eyebrow. Lacrimal gland tumors can be harmless (benign) or cancerous (malignant). About half of lacrimal gland tumors are benign.

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What are the symptoms of Lacrimal Gland Tumor?

Symptoms may include:

  • Double vision
  • Fullness in one eyelid or the side of the face
  • Pain
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What are the current treatments for Lacrimal Gland Tumor?

Most lacrimal gland tumors will need to be removed with surgery. Cancerous tumors may need other treatment too, such as radiation or chemotherapy.

Who are the top Lacrimal Gland Tumor Local Doctors?
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Institut Curie

Paris, FR 

Nicolas Girard is in Paris, France. Girard is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lacrimal Gland Tumor. He is also highly rated in 17 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Thymic Epithelial Tumor, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and Lacrimal Gland Tumor.

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Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Adnexal Service 
London, ENG, GB 

Kaveh Vahdani is in London, United Kingdom. Vahdani is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lacrimal Gland Tumor. He is also highly rated in 14 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Entropion, Lacrimal Gland Tumor, Dacryoadenitis, and Syringoma.

 
 
 
 
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Otolaryngology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

1275 York Ave 
New York, NY 10065

Ian Ganly is an Otolaryngologist in New York, New York. Dr. Ganly has been practicing medicine for over 33 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Lacrimal Gland Tumor. He is also highly rated in 34 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Thyroid Cancer, Tongue Cancer, Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer, and Salivary Gland Tumors. He is licensed to treat patients in New York. Dr. Ganly is currently accepting new patients.

What is the outlook (prognosis) for Lacrimal Gland Tumor?

The outlook is most often excellent for noncancerous growths. The outlook for cancer depends on the type of cancer and stage at which it is discovered.

Lacrimal gland anatomy
What are the latest Lacrimal Gland Tumor Clinical Trials?
A Phase II Study of Intensity-Modulated or Proton Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Sinonasal Malignancy
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Efficacy of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation Osteopathic Protocol in Patients With Ocular and Oral Dryness
What are the Latest Advances for Lacrimal Gland Tumor?
Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Orbital Ectopic Lacrimal Gland: An Extremely Rare Occurrence with Review of Literature.
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma 18 Years After Bilateral Lacrimal Gland IgG4-Related Disease: Case Report and Literature Review.
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Who are the sources who wrote this article ?

Published Date : September 03, 2021
Published By : Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

What are the references for this article ?

Cioffi GA, Liebmann JM. Diseases of the visual system. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 395.

Dutton JJ. Orbital diseases. In: Yanoff M, Duker JS, eds. Ophthalmology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2019:chap 12.10.

Houghton O, Gordon K. Ocular tumors. In: Niederhuber JE, Armitage JO, Kastan MB, Doroshow JH, Tepper JE, eds. Abeloff's Clinical Oncology. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 64.

Strianese D, Bonavolonta G, Dolman PJ, Fay A. Lacrimal gland tumors. In: Fay A, Dolman PJ, eds. Diseases and Disorders of the Orbit and Ocular Adnexa. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:chap 17.