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To the Editor.
—In the Archives (86:410-413, 1971), the article of Luis Cárdenas-Ramírez, MD, and his colleagues, entitled "Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma of the Orbit: Report of the First Case in Orbital Location," was published. This communication was submitted for publication on Jan 29, 1971.Really, the first case of primary mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of the orbit (chondrosarcoma mesenchymale primitivum orbitae) in the ophthalmological literature was described by Z. Trzcińska-Dabrowska, T. Witwicki, and K. Zielińska and was published in the following ophthalmological periodicals: Klinka Oczna (39:79-84, 1969); Polish Medical Journal (8:361-371, 1969); and Ophthalmologica (157:24-35, 1969).
Trzcinska-Dabrowska Z. MESENCHYMAL CHONDROSARCOMA. Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;88(1):85. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000030087018