Glial Heterotopia of the orbit: A rare presentation

  title={Glial Heterotopia of the orbit: A rare presentation},
  author={Ranju Kharel Sitaula and Gulshan Bahadur Shrestha and Nabin Paudel and Sneha Shrestha and Dev Narayan Shah},
  booktitle={BMC ophthalmology},
BACKGROUND Glial heterotopias are rare, benign, congenital, midline, non-teratomatous extracranial glial tissue. They may masquerade as encephalocoele or dermoid cyst and mostly present in nose. Herein, we present an unusual case of glial heterotopia of the orbit with unilateral blindness. CASE PRESENTATION A 6 year-old-boy presented with a progressive painless mass over the nose and medial aspect of the left eye noticed since birth. On examination, the globe was displaced laterally by a firm… CONTINUE READING