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Transitional cell carcinoma of the nasolacrimal sac

Authors Karim R, Ghabrial R, Lin B

Published 20 October 2009 Volume 2009:3 Pages 587—591

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S7706

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Rushmia Karim, Raf Ghabrial, Betty Lin

University of Sydney, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Abstract: Tumors in the lacrimal sac are rare yet important due to their malignant and potentially lethal outcomes if there is a misdiagnosis or delay in treatment. Epithelial tumors predominate with squamous cell carcinoma. We report a transitional cell carcinoma of the lacrimal sac and management course for the patient.

Keywords: transitional cell carcinoma, nasolacrimal sac, nasolacrimal duct

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