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November 1983

Multiple Choroidal Osteomas Developing in Association With Recurrent Orbital Inflammatory Pseudotumor

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(11):1724-1727. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020726012

• Multiple choroidal osteomas developed in a 10-year-old black girl during recurrent episodes of bilateral orbital inflammatory pseudotumor, mild endophthalmitis, and a transient period of mild secondary hyperparathyroidism. The preponderance of these tumors in girls and women suggests that sex hormones may play a role in their pathogenesis; in our case, inflammation also seems to have been an important factor.