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An Evaluation of C.A.T. in the Diagnosis of Orbital Space-Occupying Lesions

  • G. A. S. Lloyd
  • J. A. E. Ambrose
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Abstract

The introduction of computerised tomography into clinical practice by AMBROSE and HOUNSFIELD in 1972 opened a new era in the diagnosis of soft-tissue tumours in the orbit. In a preliminary communication (1) the findings in the first 17 histologically proven primary tumours and granulomas examined by this technique were recorded. Progressive refinements in the apparatus (vide infra) and a 4-5-fold increase in the number of verified cases now allows a more mature assessment of C.A.T. scanning and its place in relation to other methods of orbital investigation.

Keywords

Optic Nerve Lacrimal Gland Muscle Cone Orbital Roof Uneven Density 
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References

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    AMBROSE, J.A.E., LLOYD, G.A.S., WRIGHT, J.E.: A preliminary evaluation of fine matrix computerized axial tomography (Emiscan) in the diagnosis of orbital space-occupying lesions. British Journal of Radiology 47, 747 (1974).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    WRIGHT, J.E.: Orbital vascular anomalies. Transactions of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology 78, 606 (1974).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. S. Lloyd
    • 1
  • J. A. E. Ambrose
    • 2
  1. 1.Moorfields Eye HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Atkinson Morley’s HospitalLondonUK

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