Case Report

Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma of the Lacrimal Gland Secondary to Sjogren’s Syndrome


  • Hatice Deniz Ilhan
  • Elif Betül Türkoglu
  • Ahmet Burak Bilgin
  • Bahar Akkaya
  • Mustafa Ünal

Received Date: 30.09.2013 Accepted Date: 27.02.2014 Turk J Ophthalmol 2014;44(4):322-324

Sjogren’s syndrome is a chronic, autoimmune, inflammatory disease which can affect all exocrine glands, particularly the salivary and lacrimal glands, causing dryness of the mouth and eyes. The most serious complication is the development of lymphoma. In this article, we aimed to present a very rare case of marginal zone B-cell lymphoma in the lacrimal gland secondary to Sjogren’s syndrome.

Keywords: Sjögren’s syndrome, lacrimal gland, marginal zone B-cell lymphoma

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