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Globe luxation in histiocytosis X.
  1. C M Wood,
  2. A D Pearson,
  3. A W Craft and
  4. J W Howe
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    A boy with histiocytosis X, first diagnosed at the age of 9 months, presented at the age of 5 years with left globe luxation. Under general anaesthesia the globe was reduced and a temporary paracentral tarsorrhaphy carried out. He was started on a course of oral steroids. Two years later he had normal visual acuity, full ocular movements, and healthy fundi.

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