Solitary fibrous tumor of the orbit with extraorbital extension: case report.

@article{Hayashi2001SolitaryFT,
  title={Solitary fibrous tumor of the orbit with extraorbital extension: case report.},
  author={Shintaro Hayashi and Hideyuki Kurihara and Junko Hirato and Tomio Sasaki},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={1241-5}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are rare tumors of mesenchymal origin that typically arise in the pleura. Only 24 cases of SFTs in the orbit have been reported, all located within the orbit and generally with a benign course. We report the first case of an orbital SFT with extraorbital extension and short-term regrowth. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 54-year-old man presented with proptosis and double vision that had persisted for 7 months. The tumor extended from the right… CONTINUE READING