Histopathological classification of 272 primary epithelial tumors of the lacrimal gland.

@article{Ni1992HistopathologicalCO,
  title={Histopathological classification of 272 primary epithelial tumors of the lacrimal gland.},
  author={Chao Ni and P. K. Kuo and T. P. Dryja},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={105 6},
  pages={481-5}
}
272 primary epithelial gland tumors were classified pathologically. These tumors were sampled from 70% of 390 lacrimal fossa lesions out of 1530 orbital tumors from one hospital. Benign mixed tumors ranked the first in frequency (52%) to be followed by adenocystic carcinomas (25%) and malignant mixed tumors (9%). From the other less common tumor types, we identified, for the first time 3 polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinomas, 2 spindle celled myoepitheliomas and one carcinosarcoma of the… CONTINUE READING

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