alexa Myxofibrosarcoma of the orbit: a clinicopathologic case report.
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Author(s): Zhang Q, Wojno TH, Yaffe BM, Grossniklaus HE

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Abstract A 27-year-old woman developed a rapidly progressive left orbital tumor that extended in the cranial fossa. MRI revealed a heterogenous enhancing lesion confined to the left frontal bone and superior orbit. An incisional biopsy was performed, and histopathologic examination of the specimen showed findings diagnostic of a high-grade myxofibrosarcoma. Complete excision with postoperative adjuvant radiation therapy and chemotherapy was performed, and the patient had no evidence of tumor recurrence within 6 months' follow-up. Myxofibrosarcoma is a fibroblast-derived soft tissue neoplasm with up to a 60\% local recurrence rate, and metastasis may be associated with intermediate to high-grade tumors.
This article was published in Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg and referenced in Otolaryngology: Open Access

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