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Neurilemmoma of the anterior ethmoidal nerve encroaching upon the nasolacrimal duct.
  1. M. L. Leib,
  2. E. W. Chynn,
  3. P. Michalos,
  4. H. D. Schubert and
  5. E. J. Leib
  1. Orbit and Plastics Service, Edward S Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032.


    The clinical, light microscopic, ultrastructural, and immunohistologic findings of a neurilemmoma encroaching upon the nasolacrimal duct are presented. This is the first reported case of this rare tumour of the nasolacrimal duct where the diagnosis has been confirmed by electron microscopy and immunohistochemical techniques.

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