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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 735-737

An unusual combination of Unilateral Orbital Plexiform Neurofibroma in a patient with oculocutaneous albinism


Department of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. J Saravanan
Department of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore-641 018, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.136259

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A 70-year-old female patient presented with proptosis of right eye for the past 15 days and defective vision in both eyes since birth. She was found to have eccentric painful proptosis of right eye along with features of oculocutaneous albinism. Eccentric proptosis was due to an orbital mass which proved to be a plexiform neurofibroma by histopathological examination. The case is presented for its rarity, as an isolated orbital plexiform neurofibroma without the systemic features of neurofibromatosis is rare and its coincidental presentation with oculocutaneous albinism is yet rare and has not been reported so far.


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