Ophthalmoplegia Revealing an Orbital Metastasis Secondary to Breast Cancer: Case Report

Soukaina Belfaiza *

Military Hospital Mohammed V, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Yassine Mouzari

Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Karim Reda

Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Abdelbar Oubaaz

Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Orbital metastases are uncommon and breast cancer is the most common primary in women. The clinical presentation varies depending on the location of the metastasis in the orbit. The diagnosis of metastasis is evoked in the context of the patient's background, particularly if there is a known history of cancer, and on the appearance of the lesion on imaging. We report the case of a patient presenting ophthalmoplegia of the left eye revealing orbital metastases of breast cancer.

Keywords: Orbital metastases, breast cancer, ophthalmoplegia

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Belfaiza, S., Mouzari, Y., Reda, K., & Oubaaz, A. (2023). Ophthalmoplegia Revealing an Orbital Metastasis Secondary to Breast Cancer: Case Report. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Medicine and Health, 6(1), 1–5. Retrieved from https://journalajcrmh.com/index.php/AJCRMH/article/view/145


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