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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 232-234

Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the orbit


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Division of Oculoplasty, Dhahran Eye Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
4 Division of Histopathology, Dammam Regional Laboratory and Blood Bank, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Abdullah M Al-Osaily
Department of Ophthalmology, Qassim University, Qassim
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.171776

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Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma (EMC) is a rare soft tissue tumor. Numerous cases of EMC have been reported in different anatomical locations. There is currently only a single case of EMC of the orbit and that was reported in 1985. We report a second case of orbital EMC in a 34-year-old healthy male.


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