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2010 Series -  September 14, 2010 Lecture 16 of 52  NEXT»

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This is a 5-month-old girl whose mother notices a swelling on the lateral side of the left eye at one month of age. The mother is concerned about the mass enlarging, but so far she states that it is remaining the same size. She also states that the eye has appeared red a few times. The child appears to see normally, refraction is +0.50 in each eye and the remainder of the examination is normal and there is no proptosis. The mass has a yellowish appearance.

1. What is the most likely diagnosis?

a. dermoid cyst
b. hemangioma
c. rhabdomyosarcoma
d. dermolipoma
e. none of the above

2. The diagnosis in this case is aided by:

a. location
b. color
c. size
d. (a), (b), and (c)
e. none of the above

3. The best management is:
a. simply observing
b. immediate surgical removal
c. irradiation
d. cryotherapy
e. radon seed implants

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