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Pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland in a 10 year old girl
  1. Carolyn A Cates1,
  2. Ruth M Manners1,
  3. Geoffrey E Rose2
  1. 1Southampton Eye Unit, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
  2. 2Moorfields Eye Hospital, London EC1V 2PD, UK
  1. Correspondence to: Mrs C A Cates; cacates{at}

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Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common epithelial tumour of the lacrimal gland, representing 12% of lacrimal fossa lesions.1 It typically presents in middle age and is rare in children under the age of 16 years, with only a few previously reported cases.2–6 We present an additional case in a 10 year old girl with photographic documentation of longstanding orbital asymmetry.

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A 10 year old girl was referred with a 3 month history of …

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