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December 2002

Intraorbital Epithelial Cyst Formation: A Rare Complication of Silastic Implantation

Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120(12):1768-1769. doi:10.1001/archopht.120.12.1768

A 49-YEAR-OLD man had gradually worsening double vision and a history of blowout fracture of the left orbital floor that had been repaired using a silicone sheet. Ophthalmic examination revealed proptosis of the left eye (Figure 1), along with a large inferior choroidal elevation (Figure 2). Radiologic findings are shown in Figure 3, while histologic features are presented in Figure 4 and Figure 5.

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