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Jpn J Ophthalmol. 1992;36(2):205-14.

Orbital extension of sinus lymphoma in AIDS patient.

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LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112.

Abstract

A case of a 27-year-old white male with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who had a maxillary sinus tumor with secondary orbital involvement was reported. Marked proptosis and distortion of the globe were present. Biopsy by the Caldwell-Luc approach disclosed an immunoblastic lymphoma of B-cell origin. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a maxillary sinus lymphoma extending into the orbit in a patient with AIDS.

PMID:
1513068
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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