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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 474-475

Congenital orbital teratoma presenting as microphthalmos with cyst


Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye Centre PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160012, India

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Usha Singh
Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye Centre PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.57152

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We report a rare case of non-communicating large orbital cyst with microphthalmos which was surgically separated from the globe and excised. Histopathology reported it to be a teratoma. Congenital cystic teratoma should be a part of the differential diagnosis in an infant presenting with a clinical picture of microphthalmos with orbital cyst, in view of the different management required.


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