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Article
November 1978

Orbital Teratoma

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Dr Ide), Otolaryngology (Dr Davis), and Neurosurgery (Dr Black), University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(11):2093-2096. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910060473018
Abstract

• An orbital teratoma with extension into the maxillary sinus, pterygopalatine fossa, nasal cavity, and middle cranial fossa is presented. Through combined efforts of the services of Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, and Neurosurgery, a tumor that was 4.5 cm in greatest diameter was removed, leaving the globe and optic nerve within the orbit. Within the 2½-year period since surgery, the condition of the patient has been satisfactory.

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