Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (Kennerdell Case 36, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case36_mfh.ppt
Title Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (Kennerdell Case 36, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Orbit; Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous; Ultrasonography; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Microsurgery
Presenting Symptom Decreasing vision in the right eye; enlarged blind spot on right visual field testing and a 3 mm right proptosis.
History A 52-year-old man who was referred with an eight month history of decreasing vision in the right eye. Visual acuity in the right eye was 20/20- and the left eye 20/20. He had an enlarged blind spot on right visual field testing and a 3 mm right proptosis.
Clinical Visual acuity in the right eye was 20/20- and the left eye 20/20.
Neuroimaging Ultrasound with beam coming from left to right shows the posterior wall of the eye and a cystic lesion in the retrobulbar space immediately behind the eye in a nasal position. Axial CT scan with the irregularly rounded tumor adjacent to the nasal posterior aspect of the right eye in the orbit Axial MRI showing the enhancing tumor that appears to be attached to the posterior nasal right globe.
Anatomy Orbit
Pathology The appearance of a malignant fibrous histiocytoma which was previously thought to be a hemangioma. A magnified view of the malignant fibrous histiocytoma cells. Another magnified view of the malignant fibrous histiocytoma cells.
Disease/Diagnosis Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous
Treatment Surgical removal of tumor
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s60003s2
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-11-28
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180116
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60003s2
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