740 Possible Causes for Lacrimal Gland Enlargement

  • Influenza
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Mikulicz Disease

    glands (parotid or submandibular glands) (2) prominent mononuclear infiltrate of the affected glands (3) exclusion of other conditions causing enlargement of lacrimal and[meducator3.net] Foreign Bodies Tooth brush bristles Tooth picks Spikes of wheat Finger nailsExtraductal causes Muscle pressure Tumors Enlarged lymph nodes Denture flanges associated with[slideshare.net] A chronic, benign, and usually painless inflammatory swelling of the lacrimal and salivary glands.[icd10data.com]

  • Uveoparotid Fever

    Heerfordt's uveoparotitis is a manifestation of sarcoidosis that occurs when the lacrimal gland, uveal tract and parotid gland are involved.[clinicaladvisor.com] Physical examination revealed enlargement of both parotid glands, which were firm and nontender, submandibular enlargement, and enlargement of lacrimal glands (Panel A).[nejm.org] Swelling of parotid other salivary/lacrimal glands.[patient.info]

  • Sarcoidosis

    If present, biopsy of skin lesions, conjunctival nodules, enlarged peripheral lymph nodes, or an enlarged lacrimal or parotid gland is preferable to an intra-thoracic biopsy[clinicaladvisor.com] Sarcoidosis usually starts in the lungs or lymph nodes in the chest.[dermnetnz.org] Symmetric increased uptake in mediastinal and hilar nodes (lambda sign) and in lacrimal, parotid, and salivary glands (panda sign) are patterns highly suggestive of sarcoidosis[merckmanuals.com]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    lymph node enlargement, and kidney, nerve, joint pain, and muscle disease with muscle pain and weakness.[medicinenet.com] gland enlargement, xerostomia with or without salivary gland enlargement, and the presence of a connective tissue disease, usually rheumatoid arthritis but sometimes systemic[fpnotebook.com] The presence of these clinical and laboratory features should prompt a deeper investigation of a lymphoproliferative process, including biopsy of lymph node, salivary gland[rheumatologyadvisor.com]

  • Lymphoma
  • Syphilis
  • Leukemia
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

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