An unusual cause of proptosis: orbital solitary fibrous tumor: case report.

@article{Ramdial1996AnUC,
  title={An unusual cause of proptosis: orbital solitary fibrous tumor: case report.},
  author={Pratistadevi Kanaye Ramdial and Sameer S. Nadvi},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={1040-3}
}
Although solitary fibrous tumors are well-recognized tumors, they have only recently been described in the orbit. Although histopathological awareness of the lesion has been heightened recently because of the discovery of CD-34 immunoreactivity in solitary fibrous tumors, including orbital lesions, it remains unrecognized clinically as a cause of unilateral proptosis. Clinical awareness of the lesion is important, because benign and malignant forms of the tumor occur. The malignant forms pursue… CONTINUE READING

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