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Friday, February 15, 2013


Orbital Neoplasm

Classification of Orbital Neoplasm:

A) Orbital Neoplasm In children:

1.      Hamartoma and choristoma


2.      Vascular:

a.       Capillary Haemangioma (most common vascular tumor in children)
b.      Lymphangioma

3.      Neural:

a.       Optic nerve glioma
b.      Neurofibroma

4.      Mesenchymal:

a.       Rhabdomyosarcoma ( most common primary orbital malignant tumor of children)

5.      Metastatic:

a.       Retinoblastoma
b.      Leukemia
c.       Neuroblastoma

What is Hamartoma?

Hamartoma means excessive growth of normal tissue in normal site.
Eg: Capillary haemangioma and lymphangioma