The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.



Orbital Lymphangioma

Photo by Dr. Mahadhir Alhady

A 15-month-old boy with a history of mild left proptosis and reddish lesion on the left globe developed a sudden onset severe proptosis following a recent upper respiratory tract infection. The CT scan showed blood fluid level. The CT appearance and history were typical of orbital lymphangioma with haemorrhage into the cystic spaces of the lesion.


Left severe proptosis.


Close-up view showing reddish lesion on the globe typical in orbital lymphangioma.


Blood fluid level in a big cystic lesion.

Next Case of Paediatric Ophthalmology