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Makroglobulinämie Waldenström der Tränendrüse bei einer Patientin mit Sarkoidose

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Moesen, I
Carels, G
Mooy, C
Paridaens, D
Published in Der Ophthalmologe. 2010, vol. 107, no. 1, p. 60-3
Abstract We report a case of bilateral lacrimal gland involvement as the first sign of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia in a patient with sarcoidosis. Histological analysis of an incisional biopsy revealed a lymphoplasmocytic lymphoma consistent with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia. No noncaseating granulomas were encountered. Systemic treatment was initiated and resulted in complete resolution of the lesions. In a patient with a systemic disease, such as sarcoidosis, and lacrimal gland involvement, a biopsy of the lacrimal gland mass should be taken to make a correct diagnosis and start appropriate treatment.
Keywords FemaleHumansLacrimal Apparatus Diseases/diagnosis/etiology/therapyMiddle AgedSarcoidosis/complications/diagnosis/therapyWaldenstrom Macroglobulinemia/diagnosis/etiology/therapy
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PMID: 19669149
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Research group Groupe Hafezi Farhad (ophtalmologie) (912)
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HAFEZI, Farhad et al. Makroglobulinämie Waldenström der Tränendrüse bei einer Patientin mit Sarkoidose. In: Der Ophthalmologe, 2010, vol. 107, n° 1, p. 60-3. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:22466

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