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A 7-year-old boy with a right anterior orbital mass
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2010
Volume 16, Number 3
August 30, 2010
DOI: 10.5693/djo.03.2010.02.001
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Ibrahim F. Hitti, MD | Syosset Hospital
Janusz I. Sawicki, MD | Syosset Hospital
Examination
On examination there was a superficial, painless, mobile, smooth, firm mass in the superior aspect of the right orbit. The mass measured 1.0 cm in diameter; it did not displace the eye, and the ocular motility was intact. The remainder of the ophthalmological examination was normal. The clinical diagnosis was that of an anterior orbital dermoid cyst; further imaging was not obtained. The patient was cleared for surgery by his pediatrician.
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