A Case of Rapidly Progressive Unilateral Proptosis in a Child
Title: A Case of Rapidly Progressive Unilateral Proptosis in a Child
Author: Rachel Epstein
Keywords/Main Subjects: Rhabdomyosarcoma; Proptosis; Orbital tumor; Progressive proptosis; Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma; Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma;
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Orbital Disorders / Neoplasms
Brief Description: This is a case of a child who presented with rapidly progressive, painless, unilateral edema and proptosis. A differential diagnosis is discussed. Rhabdomyosarcoma is discussed in detail, including diagnostic criteria, histopathology, treatment, and prognosis.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds 2013