J Korean Ophthalmol Soc.  1978 Sep;19(3):333-339.

Benign Tumors of the Eye and its Adnexa

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  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Busan National University, Busan, Korea.

Abstract

The authors reported clinical review of 85 cases of benign tumors of the eye and its adnexa diagnosed histopathologically for last 15 years at Department of Ophthalmology, Busan National University Hospital. The followings were summarized. 1. The occurence of benign tumors of the eye and its adnexa by age was frequent under 3rd decade but no sexual differences were found. 2. The benign tumors in the eye and its adnexa were frequently involved eye lids (33 cases, 38.8%), orbit (25 cases, 29.4%) and conjunctiva (19 cases, 22.4%) in erder. 3. The frequency of occurence of benign tumors in the eye and its adnexa was dermoid cyst (18 cases, 21.2%), hemangioma (12 cases, 14.1%), cysticercosis and nevus (9 cases, 10.6% in each) and pseudotumor (5 cases, 5.9 %) in order. In addition, 3 rare benign tumors in the ocular adnexa, such as an epibulbar osseous choristoma in the subconjunctiva, a benign mixed tumor originated from medial canthal eccrine gland and hemangioendothelioma located in the eye lid were presented.


MeSH Terms

Busan
Choristoma
Conjunctiva
Cysticercosis
Dermoid Cyst
Eccrine Glands
Hemangioendothelioma
Hemangioma
Nevus
Ophthalmology
Orbit
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