[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
August 1997

Hemorrhage Into an Infraorbital Pseudocyst-Reply

Author Affiliations

Los Angeles, Calif

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

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


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).

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview