Ectopic Brain in the Orbit

Nancy J. Newman, Neil R. Miller, W. Richard Green

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


We report a case of ectopic brain tissue in the orbit associated with a bony defect of the orbit and the presence of skeletal muscle. Previous reports of orbital ectopic brain and related lesions in the orbit and at other sites are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)268-272
Number of pages5
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986


  • choristoma
  • ectopic brain
  • orbit
  • orbital ectopic brain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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