Orbit and optic nerve
Neurofibroma of orbit

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 4 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Neurofibroma [title] orbit

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Orbit and optic nerve: neurofibroma of orbit. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeorbitneurofibroma.html. Accessed October 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Usually an expression of neurofibromatosis (also causes neurofibroma of eyelid and glioma of optic nerve)
  • May grossly deform orbit and eyelid
Radiology images

AFIP images
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MR shows large infiltrative
tumor of orbit and eyelid
in neurofibromatosis

Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images

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Neurofibroma with plexiform pattern

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Various images

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