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Primary myxoid liposarcoma of the orbit.
  1. C M Lane,
  2. J E Wright and
  3. A Garner
  1. Orbital Clinic, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.


    Orbital liposarcoma is a rare and usually unsuspected neoplasm. Over a five-year period three female patients aged 22, 71, and 77 years presented with primary myxoid liposarcoma of the orbit. The management of one patient was complicated by a history of orbital decompression for suspected thyroid eye disease. The tumour infiltrates locally beyond a deceptive pseudocapsule, and surgery has to be radical to be effective.

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