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Epibulbar osseous choristoma: a photo essay case report

  • Vincent Qin
  • Robert M. Verdijk
  • Dion Paridaens
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Abstract

Purpose

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

Methods

Case description including intraoperative imaging and histopathology.

Results

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.

Conclusions

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

Keywords

Epibulbar osseous choristoma Episcleral osteoma Choristoma Epibulbar lesion 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Patient consent

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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