Developmental orbital cysts correspond to a heterogeneous group of congenital orbital developmental anomalies with cystic component, ranging from closed sacs lined by an ectodermal epithelium, such as epidermoid and dermoid, to neoplasms as teratoma 1.
- choristoma: it is formed by heterotopic tissue and thus, by definition, are benign tumors
- congenital cystic eye
- colobomatous cyst
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