Lacrimal gland tumor
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
- Double vision
- Fullness in one eyelid or the side of the face
Signs and tests
Often patients need surgery to remove the tumor. Cancerous tumors may need additional treatment.
The outlook is generally excellent for noncancerous growths. The outlook for cancer depends on the type of cancer and stage at which it is discovered.
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