Orbital metastases: breast cancer

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

CT through the orbits of an adult woman demonstrates bilateral enhancing tissue replacing the retro-orbital fat more marked on the left. There is prominent enophthalmos particularly on the left.

Case Discussion

These features are characteristic of breast carcinoma orbital metastases, which is consistent with the patients history of advanced disseminated breast malignancy. 

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Case information

rID: 4748
Published: 8th Oct 2008
Last edited: 10th May 2020
Tag: orbit
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