Orbit and eyelid hemangiomas: is there a relationship between location and ocular problems?

@article{Dubois2006OrbitAE,
  title={Orbit and eyelid hemangiomas: is there a relationship between location and ocular problems?},
  author={Jos{\'e}e Dubois and Jean Milot and Brigitte Ingrid Jaeger and Catherine C McCuaig and Elisabeth Rousseau and Julie A. S. Powell},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={614-9}
}
PURPOSE Infantile hemangiomas of the orbit and eyelid can cause serious ocular problems, such as astigmatism and amblyopia. Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography are the best ways to establish the diagnosis and to evaluate the extent of the lesion. Our goal was to correlate the lesion location with the visual impairment. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was a retrospective study (1992-2004) of 63 cases of orbit and eyelid hemangiomas (13 male, 50 female patients; ages: 1 day old to 3 years… CONTINUE READING

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