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Preservation of vision through an interdisciplinary approach: a case report of intraorbital malignant solitary fibrous tumor

Andrzej Jarząbski12, Tomasz Łysoń3, Dorota Kiprian12, Joanna Turkiewicz4, Daria Kamińska12, Andrzej Kawecki4


A 70-year-old female with a history of subtotal surgical resection of malignant solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) located in the lateral intraconal compartment of the right orbit was referred to the Oncology Team. The patient underwent surgical treatment with adjuvant radiotherapy of the right orbit. No major complications and no new neurological deficits related to radiotherapy were observed during the 4.5 years of follow-up. The discussed case is an essential source of knowledge for the medical community, demonstrating successful interdisciplinary collaboration involving surgery and high-dose radiotherapy of intraorbital malignant solitary fibrous tumors, particularly for optic nerve protection.

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