Hemangiopericitoma de órbita

Translated title of the contribution: Orbital hemangiopericytoma

Ana Paula Ximenes Alves, Paulo Roberto Félix, Antonio Augusto Velasco E Cruz

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Purpose: To describe a rare case of orbital hemangiopericytoma. Methods: Case report of an association of blepharoptosis with orbital hemangiopericytoma. Results: When the lesion was surgically removed the position of the upper eyelid returned to normal. Conclusions: Anterior orbital lesions can lead to blepharoptosis by compression of the levator palpebrae muscle.

Translated title of the contributionOrbital hemangiopericytoma
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)159-162
Number of pages4
JournalArquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001


  • Blepharoptosis/complications
  • Hemangiopericytoma
  • Orbital neoplasms/etiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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    Alves, A. P. X., Félix, P. R., & Velasco E Cruz, A. A. (2001). Hemangiopericitoma de órbita. Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia, 64(2), 159-162. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27492001000200014