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Med J Malaysia. 2010 Sep;65(3):224-6.

Orbital myxoma--an unusual cause of inferoorbital mass.

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Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 77, Seksyen 22, KTLD, Jalan Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce, 93150, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Abstract

To describe a case of isolated infraorbital mass which had been present for the past 9 years in a young woman. Despite the size, the mass was successfully excised in total.

METHOD:

Case report.

RESULT:

Histologically, the tumour was found to be an isolated orbital myxoma.

CONCLUSION:

Isolated orbital myxoma is an exceedingly rare tumour of the orbit. The case shows the lesion could be excised in its entirety with good cosmetic result.

PMID:
21939174
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