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September 1932

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1932;26(3):519-588. doi:10.1001/archderm.1932.01450030517018

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Hemangioma Cavernosum of Eye. Presented by Dr. H. M. Hedge.

F. M., a Polish girl, aged 2½ years, was normal physically and mentally except for a tumor of the lower right inner bulbar conjunctiva.

On examination the tumor was 0.5 by 0.75 cm. and protruded from the eye about 2 mm. in the center. There could be seen several dilated blood vessels surrounding the cavernous tumor. The Wassermann reaction was negative.

The department of ophthalmology at Northwestern University Medical School reported that the fundus was normal.

The patient was first seen in January, 1931, and in the past year she had been given 750 milligram hours of radium. There had been no noticeable growth of the tumor in the six months prior to this presentation.


Dr. H. M. Hedge: Since the entire tumor is situated on the bulbous portion of the eye, the case is interesting because of its

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