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Article
August 1997

Hemorrhage Into an Infraorbital Pseudocyst-Reply

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Los Angeles, Calif

Arch Ophthalmol. 1997;115(8):1085. doi:10.1001/archopht.1997.01100160255027

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In reply  We agree entirely with Dr Coyle that examination of the retina can provide confirmatory clues about the presence of a pigmented orbital mass and even suggest a soft, distensible lesion (it did not in our particular case). Dilated fundus examination is a standard part of the orbital examination. However, orbital imaging studies will better define the precise anatomical location and tissue characteristics of the lesion; in the end, tissue is almost always needed to confirm the diagnosis (excluding, for example, orbital melanoma, which was in the differential diagnosis of our reported case).

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