Epibulbar osseous choristoma: a photo essay case report

  • Vincent Qin
  • Robert M. Verdijk
  • Dion Paridaens
Photo Essay



To present the pre-, per- and postoperative features of epibulbar osseous choristoma.


Case description including intraoperative imaging and histopathology.


A 32-year-old male patient presented with a lesion on his right eye, suggestive of an epibulbar dermolipoma. Excision of bony lesion was performed and revealed epibulbar osseous choristoma.


Epibulbar osseous choristoma is a rare and benign condition which can present with features similar to dermolipoma.


Epibulbar osseous choristoma Episcleral osteoma Choristoma Epibulbar lesion 


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Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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The patient has consented to the submission of the case report for submission to the journal.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Rotterdam Eye HospitalRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Section Ophthalmic Pathology, Department of PathologyErasmus MC Cancer Institute, University Medical Center RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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