Home Print this page Email this page Users Online: 439
Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 159-162

Giant subperiosteal orbital Schwannoma with luxated globe


Rajeshwar Eye Surgery Child Care, Akola, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Vijay D Khetan
Rajeshwar Eye Surgery Child Care, Birla Road, Ramdas Peth, Akola - 444 005, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2320-3897.116854

Rights and Permissions

A middle-aged Indian female patient presented with unilateral chronic painless progressive giant orbital tumor of 15 years duration causing complete anterior globe luxation. Roentgenograms revealed enlarged orbital cavity with soft-tissue mass shadow. Computed tomography showed a giant orbital cyst filling the entire orbit displacing the orbital contents outside with intact, but thinned orbital walls. The lesion was solitary and well-encapsulated. Surgical excision using combined anterior and lateral orbitotomy approach completely removed the subperiosteal cyst and associated cosmetic blemish with recovery of extra-ocular movements. Histology confirmed the diagnosis of Schwannoma with massive cystic degeneration and areas of calcification.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1495    
    Printed30    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded130    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal