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Chemodectoma of the orbit
  1. A. Ahmed,
  2. O. G. Dodge,
  3. R. S. Kirk
  1. Department of Pathology, Manchester University, Manchester
  2. Department of Pathology, Christie Hospital, Manchester


    The histological and clinical features of a primary chemodectoma arising in the orbit are described. It is suggested that the tumour may have arisen from chemoreceptor tissue in the area of the lacrimal gland.

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