Ectopic orbital brain diagnosed 20 years after symptomatic presentation

Lisa D. Mihora, Emiko Furusato, Matthew Katus, Elizabeth Rushing, David E.E. Holck

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Abstract

Ectopic brain in the orbit is a rare entity with only 14 other case reports in the literature. This case is unique in that symptomatic presentation occurred 20 years prior to diagnosis. Symptoms are generally due to mass effect. We report an unusual case of diplopia secondary to ectopic orbital brain and a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-187
Number of pages3
JournalOrbit
Volume28
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 9 2009

Keywords

  • Diplopia
  • Ectopic brain
  • Glial tissue
  • Orbit
  • Orbital mass

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