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January 1988

Primary Orbital LeiomyosarcomaA Case Report and Review of the Literature

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1988;106(1):82-86. doi:10.1001/archopht.1988.01060130088035

• An 82-year-old woman presented with a five-week history of painless proptosis. Results of clinical evaluation, including computed tomography, were consistent with a benign orbital tumor. Biopsy followed by surgical resection disclosed leiomyosarcoma. We reviewed the literature and studied the clinical spectrum of this rare disease of the orbit.