Examination Techniques for the Orbit

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  1. When an Orbital Mass is detacted, what are the TOPOGRAPHICAL properties that are assessed for lesion differentiation?
    • Location: Postion,
    • meridaians,
    • Shape,
    • Borders,
    • Contour abnormalities - Bone: Excavation, defects, or hyperostosis; Globe: Indentation or flattening
  2. When an Orbital Mass is detected  what are the QUANTITATIVE properties that are assessed for lesion differentiation?
    • Internal reflectivity: Spike height,
    • Internal structure: Histologic architecture,
    • Sound attenuation: Absorption or shawdowing
  3. When an Orbital Mass is detected  what are the KINETIC properties that are assessed for lesion differentiation?
    • Consistency: Soft vs. hard,
    • Vascularity: Blood flow,
    • Mobility: Of lesion or it contents
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Examination Techniques for the Orbit
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2013-05-10 14:54:47
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Ch. 11 Examination Techniques for the Orbit
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