Primary orbital leiomyosarcoma. A case report and review of the literature.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

An 82-year-old woman presented with a five-week history of painless proptosis. Results of clinical evaluation, including computed tomography, were consistent with a benign orbital tumor. Biopsy followed by surgical resection disclosed leiomyosarcoma. We reviewed the literature and studied the clinical spectrum of this rare disease of the orbit.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Meekins, BB; Dutton, JJ; Proia, AD

Published Date

  • January 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 106 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 82 - 86

PubMed ID

  • 3276304

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9950

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archopht.1988.01060130088035


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States