World Journal of Pathology Volume No 6

Case Report Open Access

Congenital Orbital Teratoma with Bilateral Anopthalmia: A Rare Presentation

Rajendra P. Maurya, Virendra P. Singh, Prashant Bhushan1, Mahendra K. Singh and Mohan Kumar
World Journal of Pathology 2012, 1:8


Background: Teratomas are rare embryonal tumors that comprise approximately 1% of orbital tumors in childhood.

Case report: This article is to describe a rare congenital orbital tumor arising in an eight and a half month old male child having bilateral anophthalmos. Complete excision of the mass was done. Histopathological examination revealed true teratoma. Follow-up after one year showed no recurrence.

Conclusions: The pathogenesis, clinical features, histopathological findings and treatment of orbital teratoma are discussed.

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