Swelling in left orbit since birth, recent increase in size
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There is a well defined intraconal cyst in the inferior orbit with a microphthalmic globe. It is closely related to the posterior globe and optic nerve head.
no obvious communication could be made out with the globe
This condition is also known as microphthalos with cyst
It occurs due to failure of closure of optic fissure and resultant herniation of vitreous.The usual location is inferior to orbit and defect is seen in posterior globe or optic nerve head.
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