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B-Scan Ocular Ultrasound


B-scan ultrasonography is an important adjuvant for the clinical assessment of various ocular and orbital diseases. With understanding of the indications for ultrasonography and proper examination technique, one can gather a vast amount of information not possible with clinical examination alone. This article is designed to describe the principles, techniques, and indications for echographic examination, as well as to provide a general understanding of echographic characteristics of various ocular pathologies.


See Eye Globe Anatomy and Extraocular Muscle Anatomy for information about the relevant anatomy.

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