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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 157053, 4 pages
Case Report

Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma of Upper Lid in 15-Year-Old Patient

Eye Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Mashhad 9195965919, Iran

Received 9 November 2013; Accepted 22 December 2013; Published 9 February 2014

Academic Editors: C. Campa and G. P. M. Luyten

Copyright © 2014 Mohammad Sharifi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common childhood primary malignant tumor of orbit. Most of patients present between the ages of 7 and 8 years. Pure eyelid rhabdomyosarcoma is a very rare tumor with only a few reported cases in the literature. We introduce a pure embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of upper lid in 15-year-old patient and demonstrate successful management of it.