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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 333-335

Different patterns of orbital roof involvement by cholesterol granuloma


1 Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Correspondence Address:
Adel H Alsuhaibani
Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, King Saud University, PO Box 245, Riyadh 11411
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.90142

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Two patients presented with cholesterol granuloma (CG), with completely different patterns of orbital roof involvement. One patient had a large intraorbital cystic CG, whereas the other had a very large intraosseous CG of the frontal bone. The presentation of CG with variable orbital roof involvement highlights the importance of being aware of the clinical characteristics and the imaging features of CG.


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