Bare orbit

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Left proptosis

Patient Data

Age: 8 years old
Gender: Male

There is bony deficiency of the left greater wing of sphenoid bone results in enlarged left orbital cavity (Bare orbit), abnormal attachment of the superior rectus muscle, left proptosis and buphthalmos.

Case Discussion

Bare orbit sign is suggestive of neurofibromatosis type I.

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Case information

rID: 41417
Published: 5th Dec 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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