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Phakomatous choristoma is a rare lesion, first reported in 19711 with a further 18 cases reported to date. Previously reported cases have not been identified preoperatively, nor associated with ocular abnormalities except as a secondary effect.2,,3 We report here a case which was suspected on clinical examination, and which is associated with other eye abnormalities.
This healthy female patient first presented at the age of 2 days with a red left eye, and she was noted to have a lump in the nasal aspect of the left lower eyelid which was initially diagnosed as a dacryocystocele. The red eye resolved, but the eyelid swelling persisted despite regular massage. There was also concern about left amblyopia, astigmatism, …
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