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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 109-115
Pictorial essay: B-scan ultrasonography in ocular abnormalities


Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rural Medical College, Loni 413736, Rahata, Ahmednagar, India

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V D Aironi
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rural Medical College, A/P Loni, Taluk Rahata, Ahmednagar - 413 736
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.50827

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B-scan ultrasonography (USG) is a simple, noninvasive tool for diagnosing lesions of the posterior segment of the eyeball. Common conditions such as cataract, vitreous degeneration, retinal detachment, ocular trauma, choroidal melanoma, and retinoblastoma can be accurately evaluated with this modality. B-scan USG is cost-effective, which is an important consideration in the rural setting. In addition, it is noninvasive and easily available and the results are reproducible.


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