Comparison of Echographic and Computertomographic Examinations in Orbital Diseases

  • K. Bluth
  • J. Planitzer
Conference paper
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 29)


Echography of the orbit has become a routine method since Ossoinig’s 1963 report on sucessful A-scan echography and Baum and Greenwood’s earlier 1958 report on B-scan echography in the detection of orbital disease.


Orbit Tumor Computer Tomographic Exact Differentiation Tissue Variation Orbital Change 
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© Dr W. Junk Publishers, The Hague 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Bluth
    • 1
  • J. Planitzer
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of OphthalmologyHumboldt UniversityBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Dept. of NeurologyHumboldt UniversityBerlinGermany

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