[A case of malignant myoepithelioma in the lacrimal gland].

@article{Iida2001ACO,
  title={[A case of malignant myoepithelioma in the lacrimal gland].},
  author={Kazuki Iida and Keigo Shikishima and Masayuki Okido and Shigeru Sato and Yoichiro Masuda},
  journal={Nippon Ganka Gakkai zasshi},
  year={2001},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={42-6}
}
BACKGROUND A case of malignant myoepithelioma in the lacrimal gland is reported. CASE The patient, a 77-year-old male with increasing proptosis in the left eye was referred to us. Steroid therapy was not effective, therefore lateral orbitotomy was performed. RESULT On pathological examination, the proper structure of actini was normal, but the cord of actini revealed the destruction layer tapering into the surrounding area. The tumor was composed of sarcomatoid changes with spindle-shaped… CONTINUE READING

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