What is the role of biopsy in the diagnosis of periorbital infections?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Bobak Zonnoor , MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Biopsy may be indicated in the following cases:

  • Blepharitis - Biopsy may be indicated in some cases to rule out malignancy

  • Dacryoadenitis - Lacrimal gland biopsy may be indicated in chronic disease


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