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2010 Series -  March 16, 2010 Lecture 42 of 52  NEXT»

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A 25-year-old female presented with a 3-year history of progressive proptosis of the right globe, inferonasal globe dystopia, and decreased abduction. Her CT and lesion histology are shown.

1. The most likely diagnosis is:

a. pleomorphic adenoma
b. adenoid cystic carcinoma
c. Langerhans cell histiocytosis
d. mucoepidermoid carcinoma
e. squamous cell carcinoma

2. Which statement is true?

a. Pain is a common presenting symptom.
b. This is typically a disease of the elderly.
c. This is the most common primary benign epithelial lacrimal gland tumor.
d. Prognosis is poor.
e. The cribriform histologic pattern is most common.

3. Treatment of choice is:
a. exenteration
b. en-bloc complete surgical excision
c. incisional biopsy followed by radiation therapy
d. observation
e. no successful treatment options are currently available

For answers to the above, click here on or after March 23, 2010.

 

 


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