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[Treatment Options for Adenoid Cystic Lacrimal Gland Carcinoma - A Case Series and Literature Review].

Research paper by Natasa N Mihailovic, Sandra S Elges, Barbara B Glitz, Ralph-Laurent RL Merté, Maged M Alnawaiseh, Boris B Buerke, Thomas T Allkemper, Nicole N Eter, Ulrike H UH Grenzebach

Indexed on: 20 Dec '18Published on: 20 Dec '18Published in: Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde



Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland (ACC) is a rare malignant orbital tumour with a poor overall prognosis. Current therapeutic approaches like radical and local surgery, adjuvant radiation and neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy are controversial. We present three cases of patients with ACC with different therapy concepts and discuss these with current recommendations from the literature. Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.