Eye
Orbit and optic nerve
Solitary fibrous tumor of orbit

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Orbit and optic nerve: solitary fibrous tumor of orbit. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeorbitsft.html. Accessed September 25th, 2018.
Definition / general
Radiology images

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MRI of right orbital tumor

Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Solid with keloid-like collagen and alternating hyper and hypocellular areas
  • Hemangiopericytoma-like vessels
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images

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Patternless pattern of spindle cells with
bland nuclei, extensive fibrosis, ectatic
thin walled vessels and scattered
lymphoid infiltrates; no / rare mitotic figures

Positive stains