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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

Orbital Lymphoma: Clinical Profile, at a tertiary care hospital, Bangladesh

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Author Details: Golam Haider, Mukti Rani Mitra, Tanjila Hossain, Afsana Habib Sheuly, Syeed Mehbub Ul Kadir

Volume : 3

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-5016

Print ISSN : 2581-5024

Article First Page : 177

Article End Page : 179


Purpose: To explore the baseline clinical profile of orbital lymphoma, at a tertiary care in Bangladesh.
Materials and Method: As part of routine delivery services, we evaluated data from January 2010 to June, 2017 of the orbital lymphoma patients included in the study. Initially they are confirmed by CT scan and histopathological study reports. Their clinical characteristics were evaluated.
Results: A total of 123pateints were evaluated. Of them 116(94.30%) were Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas and Male: Female ratio was 2.23:1 and age range was 8 to 82 years with median age 50 years. Among all cases 82(66.7%) got orbital involvement, conjunctival and eyelid involvement was 32.5% and 37.4% respectively. Bilateral cases were found in 17.1%. In this study Intermediate Grade of tumours was predominant 59(48.0%).
Conclusion: Orbital lymphoma is a disease of the elderly. It tends to be localized to the orbit at the time of diagnosis. Geographically it is common disease of Asia and in our country its occurrence is also not so uncommon.