Computed Tomography in Orbital Lesions

  • Gianni B. Bradač
  • Udalrich Büll
  • Rudolf Fahlbusch
  • Thomas Grumme
  • Ekkehard Kazner
  • Konrad Kretzschmar
  • Wolfgang Lanksch
  • Wolfang Meese
  • Johannes Schramm
  • Harald Steinhoff
  • Otto Stochdorph
  • Sigurd Wende


Lesions in the orbits are characterized by unilateral or bilateral proptosis and/or disorders of ocular motion. Before the advent of computed tomography diagnosis was made on the basis of conventional radiological studies of the skull and the orbits as well as with ultrasonog-raphy, fluorescence angiography, phlebography of the ophthalmic vein, and arteriograms of the internal and external carotid arteries. The introduction of CT has brought about a correspondingdecline in the use of invasive procedures (Wende et al. 1977).


Optic Nerve Lacrimal Gland Extraocular Muscle Cavernous Hemangioma Soft Tissue Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianni B. Bradač
    • 1
  • Udalrich Büll
    • 2
  • Rudolf Fahlbusch
    • 3
  • Thomas Grumme
    • 4
  • Ekkehard Kazner
    • 5
  • Konrad Kretzschmar
    • 6
  • Wolfgang Lanksch
    • 7
  • Wolfang Meese
    • 8
  • Johannes Schramm
    • 9
  • Harald Steinhoff
    • 10
  • Otto Stochdorph
    • 11
  • Sigurd Wende
    • 12
  1. 1.Abteilung für Röntgendiagnostik — Neuroradiologie im Klinikum SteglitzFreien Universität BerlinBerlin 45Germany
  2. 2.Leiter der Nuklearmedizinischen Abteilung der Radiologischen Klinik im Klinikum GroßhadernLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen 70Germany
  3. 3.Neurochirurgische Klinik im Klinikum GroßhadernLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen 70Germany
  4. 4.Oberarzt der Neurochirurgischen Abteilung im Klinikum CharlottenburgFreien Universität BerlinBerlin 19Germany
  5. 5.Leiter der Abteilung für Neurochirurgie im Klinikum CharlottenburgFreien Universität BerlinBerlin 19Germany
  6. 6.Oberarzt der Abteilung für NeuroradiologieJohannes-Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany
  7. 7.Oberarzt an der Neurochirurgischen Klinik im Klinikum GroßhadernLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen 70Germany
  8. 8.Neurochirurgische Abteilung im Klinikum CharlottenburgFreien Universität BerlinBerlin 19Germany
  9. 9.Oberarzt der Neurochirurgischen Abteilung im Klinikum SteglitzFreien Universität BerlinBerlin 45Germany
  10. 10.Oberarzt der Radiologischen Klinik im Klinikum GroßhadernLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen 70Germany
  11. 11.Vorstand des Instituts für NeuropathologieLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  12. 12.Vorstand der Abteilung für NeuroradiologieJohannes-Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany

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