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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty


Pediatric orbital inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: A rare case


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Author Details : Shashidhar V. S*, Manju Kumari

Volume : 5, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 38-40


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Abstract

This case report highlights, a 4 year old female child with gradually increasing exophytic mass involving eye ball in right orbit. Enucleation with mass excision was done and histopathological examination reported the diagnosis of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT). These are benign tumors of unknown etiology. We are reporting this case to enlighten on considering IMT as differential diagnosis of solid tumors in orbit and also early diagnosis and treatment can save vision and eye.

Keywords: Pseudotumor, Plasma cells, Orbital mass, Pseudoneoplasia, IMT.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-5016.2019.0010

How to cite : Shashidhar V. S, Kumari M, Pediatric orbital inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: A rare case. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2019;5(1):38-40

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