n SA Journal of Radiology - Proptosis as a manifestation of neuroblastoma : case report
|Article Title||Proptosis as a manifestation of neuroblastoma : case report|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Author||S. Dajee, H.B. Louw, D. Van der Merwe, A. Brandt, G. Dekker, M. Pienaar and S.T. Hlongwane|
|Publication Date||Dec 2006|
|Pages||31 - 32|
Neuroblastoma occurs mainly in childhood and approximately 20% of cases have orbital metastases. Proptosis can be the only manifestation of metastatic neuroblastoma. Early investigation is important, as metastatic disease requires aggressive management. We present a case of a 7-year old girl initially presenting with proptosis.
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