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September 10, 1892

OSTEOMA OF THE ORBIT, REMOVAL WITH PRESERVATION OF VISION.Read before the Section of Ophthalmology, at the Forty third Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Detroit, Mich., June, 1892.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF DISEASES OF THE EYE IN THE PHILADELPHIA POLYCLINIC, SURGEON TO THE WILLS EYE HOSPITAL.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(11):299. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420110003001a

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Abstract

The following case seems to me to be of sufficient importance to place upon record:

Miss M., set. 18, had noticed two years before, a swelling of the left upper lid, pretty uniform and unaccompanied by pain or soreness. This swelling has since then increased gradually until the present time. For the last few months, there has been some pain over the upper inner angle of the left orbit.

About one year ago she noticed that the vision in the left eye was not so good as in the right, but the eyes had not previously been separately tested, and there has been no deterioration of vision since. In the right eye the vision is as good as it has ever been. In the right eye the media are clear; there is hyperopic astigmatism; the disk is oval clear, of good color; fundus dark, normal. Left eye, media clear; higher

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