60 Possible Causes for Lacrimal Gland Enlargement in USA

  • Mikulicz Disease
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Historically, bilateral parotid and lacrimal gland enlargement was characterized by the term Mikulicz's disease if the enlargement appeared apart from other diseases.[1]

  • Influenza
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus. Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea…[2]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…[3]

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), otherwise referred to as acute lymphoblastic leukemia or acute lymphoid leukemia, is a hematopoietic malignancy that involves the overproduction of cancerous white blood cells in the bone marrow. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a type of malignancy that most commonly affects children.…[4]

  • Uveoparotid Fever
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Heerfordt syndrome, also referred to as uveoparotid fever, Heerfordt–Mylius syndrome, Heerfordt–Waldenström syndrome, and Waldenström's uveoparotitis, is a rare manifestation of sarcoidosis. The symptoms include inflammation of the eye (uveitis), swelling of the parotid gland, chronic fever, and in some cases, palsy…[5]

  • Herpes Zoster
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Herpes zoster is a condition characterized by development of skin rash with blisters. It is a viral disease that promotes development of rash only on one side of the body. Pain is the preliminary sign of herpes zoster. Few days later, skin rashes develop only on one side of the body affecting one or more skin…[6]

  • Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Carcinoids are neuroendocrine tumors most commonly originating from the midgut. Primary tumors and possibly existing metastases produce a variety of hormones and hormone-like mediators that provoke systemic symptoms like flushing, diarrhea and cardiac insufficiency - the entirety of these symptoms is referred to…[7]

  • Sarcoidosis
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Sarcoidosis (Besnier-Boeck disease, Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease) is a multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown etiology, characterized by non-necrotizing granulomatous inflammation, predominantly in the lungs and intrathoracic lymph nodes. The presentation of the disease is highly dependent on the extent of…[8]

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement
  • Lymphoma
    Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

    Cancer is an abnormal growth resulting from uncontrolled division of cells. When this occurs in the lymphatic system, it is known as lymphatic cancer or lymphoma. The symptoms of lymphomas are varied. Patients most commonly present with painless swelling in a lymph node group, usually in the neck, axilla or inguinal…[9]

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  1. Benign lymphoepithelial lesion, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  2. Influenza, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  3. Infectious Mononucleosis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  4. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  5. Heerfordt syndrome, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  6. Herpes Zoster, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  7. Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  8. Sarcoidosis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  9. Lymphoma, https://www.symptoma.com/en…