Orbito-Ocular Teratoma: A Case Report

  • E.A. Akabe Department of Ophthalmology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos
  • C.D. Mpyet Department of Ophthalmology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos
  • B.M. Mandong Department of Pathology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos
Keywords: Orbito-ocular, teratomas, malignant transformation, exenteration

Abstract



Orbital teratomas are rare. This is a report of a case of orbito-ocular teratoma with malignant transformation in a seventeen-day-old girl. Treatment was by exenteration. The baby was lost to follow-up shortly after discharge and so could not have a prosthesis fitted

(Nig J Surg Res 2000; 2:155-157)

KEY WORDS:

Orbito-ocular, teratomas, malignant transformation, exenteration
Published
2004-05-12
Section
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eISSN: 1595-1103