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Mr. C., age 53, was first seen May 15, 1894. At that time there was a well-marked proptosis of the right eye, which he said had been coming on for about three years. He had had no pain in the eye or the orbit. He could count fingers at 3′ but the inner field seemed to be more sensitive than the outer field. There was well marked optic neuritis. Motion of the eye was unimpaired. The diagnosis given was a probable sarcoma beginning in the apex of the orbit.
He has generally enjoyed excellent health and has been an active business man. Family history: his father died at 70 and his mother at 83; one sister living and in good health, and two sisters deceased—one from a malignant growth and one from childbirth. It was impossible to detect any growth around the rim of the orbit and it seemed evident
AYRES SC. LYMPHANGIOMA CAVERNOSUM OF THE ORBIT. WITH AN ORIGINAL CASE. JAMA. 1895;XXV(19):793–796. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430450009001e
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