Hyperplastic intradiploic meningothelial tissue in the orbital roof mimicking metastatic disease

Antonio A.V. Cruz, Laura M. Rota, Fernanda P. Trevenzol, Fernando Chahud, Gyl E. Barros, Murilo Bicudo

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Abstract

Osteolytic lesions are highly suggestive of metastatic disease or in rare instances may result from primary extradural meningiomas. Herein, we describe a rare case of a patient who presented with a large area of osteolysis on the right orbital roof. An excisional biopsy revealed that the lesion was associated with the presence of hyperplastic intra-osseous meningothelial tissue. To our best knowledge, this is the first evidence that ectopic nonneoplastic meningothelial cells may induce osteolysis on the orbital walls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e22-e23
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

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