Lacrimal Organ Tumor

Introduction:

The lacrimal organs are the organs that discharge tears and are situated above and to the side of the eye. At the point when lacrimal organ cells change and develop wildly, they shape a mass called a tumor. A tumor can be malignant or amiable. There are distinctive kinds of tumors that can begin in the lacrimal organ. It is essential for the specialist to discover which compose it is, since this will influence the treatment design.

  1. Favorable blended epithelial tumor
  2. Threatening blended epithelial tumor
  3. Lymphoma Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal organ

Lacrimal Organ Tumor

Risk Factors

  • Age
  • Inadequate evacuation of a past amiable tumor

Symptoms

  • Vision issues
  • Torment in or around the eye
  • A completion of the eyelid, or a mass that can be felt on the eyelid
  • Swelling around the eye
  • Twofold vision

Treatments:

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a treatment utilizing ionizing radiation to control or execute dangerous cells. It might be utilized as a feature of adjuvant treatment, to avoid tumor repeat after surgery to evacuate an essential harmful tumor. Radiation treatment is normally connected to the harmful tumor due to its capacity to control cell development.

Chemotherapy

A chemotherapy regimen usually consists of a specific number of cycles given over a set period of time. It is a cancer treatment that uses anti-cancer drugs as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen. Chemotherapy may be given with a curative intent, or it may aim to prolong life or to reduce symptoms. Chemotherapy is given by a medical oncologist, a doctor who specializes in treating a tumor with medication.

Surgery

Surgery is the removal of the tumor and, if necessary, some surrounding healthy tissue during an operation. If the tumor is non-cancerous then laparoscopic surgery may be possible. If the tumor is possibly cancerous, surgery using 1 larger incision in the abdomen or back is recommended. If the patient has previously had abdominal surgery, an incision in the back may be easier.