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Enchondroma of the orbit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8794727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To report a documented case of orbital enchondroma. METHODS: A 25-year-old woman had an asymptomatic orbital mass. Computed tomographic scan was performed. The mass was surgically removed from the medial wall of the orbit, and the specimen was submitted for histopathologic examination. RESULTS: The tumor showed typical radiologic and histopathologic appearance of an enchondroma with typical hypocellular lobules of cartilage enclosed by lamellar bone. CONCLUSION: Cartilaginous neoplasms in the orbit are extremely rare.
S Pasternak; J X O'Connell; C Verchere; J Rootman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  122     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-09     Completed Date:  1996-10-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  444-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, BC, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Cartilage / pathology
Chondroma / pathology*,  surgery
Orbital Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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