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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 82-84

Warthin's tumor of the lacrimal caruncle


Department of Pathology, Alhambra Hospital Medical Center, Alhambra, CA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Moises R Zepeda
Alhambra Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 100, South Raymond Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91801
USA
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DOI: 10.1016/j.tjo.2013.03.003

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Warthin’s tumor is an extremely rare lesion of the lacrimal caruncle, and ophthalmologists may never encounter this lesion in their careers. In addition, pathologists see this lesion in salivary gland tissues, but not in specimens submitted from the anatomic eye. Here, we report a rare case of a Warthin’s tumor originating in a lacrimal caruncle.


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