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April 1934

ORBITAL LYMPHOMA IN CHRONIC LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA: REPORT OF A CASE

Arch Ophthalmol. 1934;11(4):617-624. doi:10.1001/archopht.1934.00830110035004
Abstract

The occurrence in cases of lymphatic leukemia of lymphatic lesions in the orbit apparently unrelated to the lid, conjunctiva or lacrimal gland has rarely been reported. Since the pathologic and clinical characteristics of certain orbital inflammations, lymphomas and neoplasms are still obscure, they are frequently difficult to classify. Therefore, reports of these conditions should be instructive, and the following case is considered worthy of presentation.

REPORT OF CASE

S. S., a man, 65 years of age, was first examined at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital on Oct. 10, 1928. He complained of drooping of the right lid and lacrimation. His daughter stated that beginning five months previously she had noticed a gradual protrusion of the right eye. There was no history of trauma.

Examination of this eye showed that vision with correction was 20/30. The results of functional tests and of external examination of the eye were

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