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Saudi J Ophthalmol. 2010 Jan;24(1):27-30. doi: 10.1016/j.sjopt.2009.12.005.

Subconjunctival epithelial inclusion cyst complicating strabismus surgery: Early excision is better.

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Anterior Segment Division, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, P.O. Box 7191, Riyadh 11462, Saudi Arabia.


Epithelial inclusion cysts can occur following otherwise-uncomplicated strabismus surgery. Because of their tendency to grow posteriorly into the orbit, they should be monitored closely or treated when relatively small. We report and discuss an illustrative case.


Epithelial inclusion cyst; Pseudotendon; Strabismus surgery complication

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