Hemangioendothelioma of orbit

  • Neeta Misra
  • Abhay Gupta
  • Ira Bhardwaj
  • Somen Misra


Hemangioendothelioma of the orbit is a rare condition which usually occurs in young adult with mean age group of 24 years. Very few cases had been reported in the literature. We describe here a case of hemangioendothelioma in a female of 30 years who came with history of pen-etrating foreign body entering into right eye and fluctuating painful swelling in the lower lid with decrease in the vision. The patient’s presentation simulated malignancy of maxillary an-trum, however, the diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology.

Key Words

Hemangioendothelioma Orbit Angiosarcoma Maxillary antrum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neeta Misra
    • 1
  • Abhay Gupta
    • 2
  • Ira Bhardwaj
    • 3
  • Somen Misra
    • 4
  1. 1.Dept. of OphthalmologyPravara Rural Medical CollegeLoni
  2. 2.Dept. of ENTPravara Rural Medical CollegeLoni
  3. 3.Dept. of PathologyPravara Rural Medical CollegeLoni
  4. 4.Dept. of OphthalmologyPravara Rural Medical CollegeLoni

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