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Orbital paraganglioma: gamma knife surgery as a therapeutic option

Authors
 Kim, Chang Yeom  ;  Lee, Sang Yeul 
Citation
 Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, Vol.23(4) : 1127-1128, 2012 
Journal Title
 Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 
ISSN
 1049-2275 
Issue Date
2012
Abstract
The authors report a case of orbital paraganglioma--an extremely rare orbital tumor. A 31-year-old woman presented a well-defined localized mass in the superotemporal extraconal aspect of the left orbit. Lateral orbitotomy of the left eye for excisional biopsy was performed, but the tumor could not be excised completely because of bleeding and involvement of critical structure. Histopathology and immunohistochemical analysis established the diagnosis. Gamma knife surgery was used as an alternative modality and resulted in stabilization of the tumor and preservation of her vision. We report a rare case of orbital paraganglioma, successfully managed with radiosurgery after incomplete excision.
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DOI
10.1097/SCS.0b013e31824e5c99
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Ophthalmology (안과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
김창염(Kim, Chang Yeom)
이상열(Lee, Sang Yeul)
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https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/90733
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