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A Case of Orbital Lipoma That Occurred in the Lateral Canthal Region of the Tessier no. 8 Craniofacial Cleft

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We report a case of a 37-year-old Japanese female. She had a Tessier no. 8 craniofacial cleft and an orbital lipoma in the lateral canthal region. Excisional surgery and pathological examination revealed a genuine lipoma. No other case has been reported in the literature. Here, we present our case of a rare genuine lipoma located in lateral canthal region of the Tessier no. 8 cleft.

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Sato, N. , Kuroki, T. , Tosa, Y. , Shimizu, Y. , Kusano, T. and Yoshimoto, S. (2014) A Case of Orbital Lipoma That Occurred in the Lateral Canthal Region of the Tessier no. 8 Craniofacial Cleft. Modern Plastic Surgery, 4, 32-34. doi: 10.4236/mps.2014.42007.

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