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October 15, 1892

ORBITAL AND OCULAR GROWTHS.REPORT OF FOUR CASES WITH TWENTY-TWO PHOTOMICROGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS. Read in the Section of Ophthalmology at the Forty-third Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Detroit, Mich., June, 1892.

Author Affiliations
SENIOR SURGEON TO THE RICHMOND, VA., EYE, EAR, THROAT AND NOSE INFIRMARY.; PATHOLOGIST OF THE ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D. C.
JAMA. 1892;XIX(16):460-466. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420160014001g

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Abstract

I present these cases of tumors of the eye and orbit from my clinic at the Richmond,Va., Eye, Ear & Throat Infirmary operated on during this year, 1892, because I thought they were of sufficient interest for consideration. One is a case of melanotic sarcoma of the choroid that has as yet had no recurrence, but as this character of tumor is metastatic, there may be some manifestations of the same kind of growth elsewhere. The second is a sarcoma of the orbit which recurred twice after the original growth and eye were removed. The other two were growths of the orbit intimately connected with the periosteum; one in a woman 58 years of age, the other in a girl 16; one from the inner side of the orbit, extending from the orbital edge back and behind the eye to the sphenoidal fissure, the other from the external side following

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