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Table 1 Clinical and radiological findings in cases of lacrimal myoepithelial carcinomas described in the literature

From: Diagnostic pitfall: primary myoepithelial carcinoma of the lacrimal gland, case report and literature review

Cases Age-sex Clinical presentation Radiologic findings
Weis et al. [6] Not reported Not reported Not reported
Herrera et al. [7] Not reported Not reported Not reported
Iida et al. [8] 77 year-old, man Proptosis Not reported
Wiwatwongwana et al. [9] 84 year-old, man Proptosis, Severe decreasing of vision Ocular pain Eyeball displacement CT: a 3.2/2.6/2.2 cm well-circumscribed, calcified lacrimal gland mass extending to the apex, displacing the globe with irregularity in the adjacent bony orbital wall
Argyris et al. [10] 39 year-old, woman Proptosis CT and MRI: a 3/2.2/2 cm extraconal mass effacing the lacrimal grand and displacing the left lateral rectus, optic nerve and globe
Von Holstein et al. [11] Not reported Not reported Not reported
Moret et al. [12] 88 year-old, man Proptosis Decreasing of vision Lateral rectus muscle paralysis MRI: a 3.5/2.5/1.7 cm intra- and extra-conal mass, extending to the lacrimal gland and the lateral rectus muscle
Rabade et al. [13] 27-year-old, man Proptosis Decreasing of vision Swelling over the eyebrow MRI: a well-defined, lobulated, contrast-enhancing mass in the superolateral compartment of the orbit with erosion of the lateral wall and roof and extending into the right frontal region
Larbcharoensub et al. [14] 68-year-old, woman Proptosis Mass in the superior temporal part of the orbit Visual acuity of no light perception MRI: a 3.8/3.7/3.3 cm well-defined, lobulated, vivid inhomogeneous enhancing isosignal T1W/slightly hypersignal T2W mass. It located at retrobulbar portion involving extraconal-conal-intraconal spaces of the orbit and invading of the lateral bony wall
Case presented (Mahdi et al.) 80 year-old, woman Proptosis Pain Swelling over the eyebrow Diplopia CT: an ill-defined, homogeneous, contrast-enhancing mass attached to the medial rectus
  1. CT Computed tomography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging