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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 605-607

Paraneoplastic orbital myositis in a patient with natural killer/T-cell lymphoma


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea
3 Department of Pathology, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Won Jae Kim
170, Hyeonchung-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, 42415
South Korea
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2850_20

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Paraneoplastic orbital myositis can occur in patients with natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (NKTL). A discrepancy between ocular motility examinations and imaging findings may suggest paraneoplastic orbital myositis in patients with malignancy. Extraocular muscle biopsy should be performed for definite diagnosis and appropriate treatment, especially in patients with atypical clinical manifestations.


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