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My two year old grandaughter has a growth on her eye lid it

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My two year old grandaughter has a growth on her eye lid it is suspected to be a turmour from the local pediatrition. Our country does not have a childrens cat scan to asses the situaton. what are some of the questions I can ask to have her seen as it appears the growth is enlarging. Is it suggested that we allow her to be seen by a US Specialist
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD replied 7 years ago
Has an ophthalmologist seen the child? Has the growth been present since birth? Does she have any other medical problems or growth issues? Are there any "skin tags" on her ears? What lid is it on? Is it blocking her vision?
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Do you have any more information as requested above? How about uploading a picture of her eye as outlined above?
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