Abstract

Prostate carcinoma, when metastatic, typically involves bone and produces both osteoblastic and osteolytic changes. Orbital involvement is uncommon and extraocular muscle enlargement is a rare presentation of metastatic prostate adenocarcinoma. The authors present 2 patients with prostatic tumor metastasis to extraocular muscles. One patient had single-muscle involvement; the other presented with bilateral progressive proptosis, upper eyelid retraction, and bilateral multiple extraocular muscle enlargement mimicking thyroid-associated orbitopathy. Clinicians should be aware that, although rare, prostate cancer can involve the extraocular muscles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-235
Number of pages3
JournalOphthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

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