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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 98-100

Angiographic guided sclerotherapy as a treatment modality of an orbital mass

Department of Ophthalmology, Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Saurabh Shrivastava
N-601, Haware Slpendor, Sector 20, Kharghar - 410 210, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-3897.156601

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We report a case of a 6-year-old child who presented with an orbital mass, in which invasive and non-invasive radiological investigations were used for diagnosis and its subsequent management with angiographic guided intralesional sclerotherapy using 3% sodium tetradeclysulphate. Angiographic guided sclerotherapy prevents accidental injection into major vessel and its extravasation into surrounding tissue. The use of sclerosing agents in the treatment of lymhangiomas of the orbit and other parts of body is known but angiographic guided sclerotherapy in the treatment of a vascular orbital mass is still not well-known.

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