Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

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Case Report - Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology (2018) Volume 2, Issue 2

A rapidly growing periorbital mass: pilomatrixoma.

Purpose: To report a case of pilomatrixoma that presented as a periorbital area painful, perforating, rapidly growing mass. Case summary: A 35-year-old man presented with rapidly growing a left lower periorbital mass 5 months duration. On examination, it measured 13 mm sized and it was located at the lateral side of the left lower periorbital area. The mass was accompanied with pain. A perforation with yellowish crust on the left lower periorbital area was observed. Conclusion: In patients presenting with a painful and perforating mass, the pilomatrixoma should be considered as a differential diagnosis of a solitary periorbital mass.

Author(s): Minji Ha, Mee Yon Lee, Su Young Kim, Young Chun Lee, Hye Young Shin

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