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Article
January 1965

Encephalocele

Author Affiliations

Lawton, Okla

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;73(1):84-85. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970030086017
Abstract

Report of Case  The patient, an 11-month-old white male infant, was noted to have a prominent mass medial to the inner canthus of the left eye, present at birth. This mass was moderately firm (rubbery), moveable, and seemed to transilluminate. It measured approximately 20 mm in length and 12 mm in width, extending from just below the medial aspect of the brow, inferiorly between the bridge of the nose and the inner canthus. It did not appear to be attached to the underlying bone, nor did it extend into the upper nasal aspect of the orbit. The ocular adnexa were otherwise normal, and the external ocular examination revealed no other abnormalities. Funduscopic examination was unremarkable. The general physical examination was essentially unremarkable. The clinical impression was "dermoid cyst."Subsequent motor and general physical development over the first year of life was considered normal. The mass remained essentially unchanged. Because of

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