Korean J Ophthalmol > Volume 1(2); 1987 > Article
Korean Journal of Ophthalmology 1987;1(2):139-144.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3341/kjo.1987.1.2.139    Published online December 30, 1987.
A case of congenital orbital teratoma.
Si Hwan Choi, Young Bock Han, Taik Jong Lee
1Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.
2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.
A case of congenital orbital teratoma with marked unilateral proptosis was noted at birth, Patients with congenital orbital teratoma had a uniform clinical picture and were very similar in their morphological pattern, often polycystic and with varied amounts of solid tissue. Six months after birth, the orbital tissues were totally extirpated. Histological examination revealed components from all three germinal layers and no sign of malignancy. Within the first year, the condition of the patient has been satisfactory.
Key Words: congenital orbital teratoma;proptosis;three germinal layers;polycystic;solid tissue

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