Epibulbar osseous choristoma: a photo essay case report

Vincent Qin, Robert M Verdijk, Dion Paridaens

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PURPOSE: To present the pre-, per- and postoperative features of epibulbar osseous choristoma.

METHODS: Case description including intraoperative imaging and histopathology.

RESULTS: A 32-year-old male patient presented with a lesion on his right eye, suggestive of an epibulbar dermolipoma. Excision of bony lesion was performed and revealed epibulbar osseous choristoma.

CONCLUSIONS: Epibulbar osseous choristoma is a rare and benign condition which can present with features similar to dermolipoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1137-1139
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Ophthalmology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2019


  • Adult
  • Bone and Bones
  • Choristoma/diagnosis
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
  • Scleral Diseases/diagnosis
  • Ultrasonography


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