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30 year old female with recurrent left orbital mass
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2001
Volume 7, Number 5
September 1, 2001
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Peter A.D. Rubin, M.D.,F.A.C.S. | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Aaron Fay, M.D. | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Ivana K. Kim, M.D. | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Ancillary Testing
Radiographic Studies


Pathology
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Figure 3
Figures 3-5. CT scans demonstrate a cystic lesion in the upper, outer quadrant of the orbit. Axial views reveal attenuation of the lateral wall of the orbit.

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Figures 6-7. Histologic sections reveal the cyst wall, comprised of stratified squamous epithelium with epidermal appendages, such as the hair follicle seen in Figure 7. Also, note the inflammatory infiltrate in the surrounding tissue.

Figure 7