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October 1971

Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma of the Orbit Report of the First Case in Orbital Location

Author Affiliations

Mexico City
From the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Mexico, and the Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, Ophthalmology Unit (Drs. Cárdenas-Ramirez and de Buen), and Pathology Unit (Dr. Albores-Saavedra), General Hospital SSA, Mexico City.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;86(4):410-413. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.01000010412009

This case of orbital mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in a 38-year-old man is believed to be the 19th example reported in the world literature, the seventh affecting soft tissues, and the first of orbital location. A brief summary of the histopathologic aspects of this entity is presented.

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