A uncommon case of late solitary vertebral metastasis from an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland.
BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jun 13;2017:
Authors: Ahmed A, Rajankulam Ganesan SK, Haleem S, Nicoll J
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland is one among the many frequent malignancies affecting the lacrimal gland. Nevertheless, total, it’s a uncommon situation. It has a slightly poor prognosis with native recurrence and distant haematological metastasis that are invariably a number of. We current a uncommon case of a 51-year-old lady who offered with localised decrease thoracic ache with collapse of the T10 vertebral physique, which turned out be a solitary late metastasis from her beforehand handled lacrimal gland tumour.
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