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Epibulbar osseous choristoma: a case report

Authors Ponnudurai T, Louisraj S, Salman A

Received 24 January 2017

Accepted for publication 14 September 2017

Published 13 October 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 337—339

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S133092

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Thendral Ponnudurai, Sophia Louisraj, Amjad Salman

Cornea Department, Institute of Ophthalmology, Joseph Eye Hospital, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India

Abstract: We present a case of a 15-year-old girl with an epibulbar osseous choristoma. The patient presented with a 3×3 mm, whitish, firm subconjunctival mass in the superotemporal quadrant of her right eye with vascularization. She underwent excision biopsy of the mass under topical anesthesia. The pathologic sections were consistent with a well-circumscribed osseous tissue without atypia. Osseous choristoma is one of the rare types of ocular choristoma to be considered in the differential diagnosis of pediatric epibulbar tumors.

Keywords: epibulbar osseous choristoma, subconjunctival mass, excision biopsy

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