Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 6

Orbital Lymphoma and Spontaneous Gastric Perforation, Rare and Fatal Complication

Juan-Edric Gonzalez-Mondragon1, Luis Renato Vidaña Torres1, Adriana Dávila Camargo2*

1Ophthalmology Resident at Mexican Institute of Social Security, Torreon, Mexico
2Oculoplastics Department at Mexican Institute of Social Security, Torreon, Mexico

*Corresponding Author: Adriana Dávila Camargo, Oculoplastics Department at Mexican Institute of Social Security, Torreon, Mexico.

Received: April 26, 2021; Published: May 22, 2021



Orbital lymphomas represent 1% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Spontaneous bowel lymphoma perforation is rare and mostly associated with aggressive behavior. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common lymphoma associated with intestinal perforation. We present a case report of a 56 years old patient who presented to our Oculoplastics department with a history of rapidly progressive proptosis and severe visual loss. After orbital lymphoma suspicion, a biopsy was conducted. During the post-operative period, the patient began with acute abdomen symptoms that required exploratory laparotomy. Multiple intestinal perforations were found through the surgery. Unfortunately, our patient evolved torpidly, presenting as well SARS-COVID 19 infection, perishing in the next days. In conclusion, even though a primary orbital lymphoma is suspected, we recommend deliberate systemic evaluation at the time of diagnosis and remembering COVID pandemic can worsen any hospitalized patient's prognosis.

Keywords: Orbit; Orbital Lymphoma; SARS CoV-2; Orbital Tumor; Gastric Perforation



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Citation: Adriana Dávila Camargo. “Orbital Lymphoma and Spontaneous Gastric Perforation, Rare and Fatal Complication".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.6 (2021): 64-68.


Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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