Imaging Studies of Intraocular Tumors

  • Patrick de Potter
  • Jerry A. Shields
  • Carol L. Shields
  • Carlos F. Gonzalez
  • Adam E. Flanders
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

In the past 20 years, there has been a revolution in diagnostic imaging technologies in medicine. The advent of ultrasonography (US), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has brought about a major change in our diagnostic evaluation of orbital disorders. Before the introduction of CT and MRI, US and x-ray examination were usually performed in order to assess and differentiate ocular tumors. As utilized in ophthalmology, US both complements and surpasses the capabilities of skull and tomographic radiography in the evaluation of intraocular tumors.

Keywords

Attenuation Retina Neuropathy Gadolinium Sorb 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick de Potter
    • 1
  • Jerry A. Shields
    • 1
  • Carol L. Shields
    • 2
  • Carlos F. Gonzalez
    • 3
  • Adam E. Flanders
    • 4
  1. 1.Oncology Service, Wills Eye HospitalThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Wills Eye HospitalThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  4. 4.Department of Neuroradiology and NeurosurgeryThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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