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Axial computerised tomography - answered and unanswered questions on the ophthalmologist

Bosshard, C.; Speiser, P.; Spiess, H.

Klinische Monatsblatter für Augenheilkunde 174(6): 824-832


ISSN/ISBN: 0023-2165
PMID: 480836
Accession: 039359227

The results of 67 examinations with computerized axial tomography are presented with reference to the indications. 15 examinations were performed in exophthalmos, 11 in unknown visual field defects, 9 in optic atrophy of unknown origin, 8 each in optic neuritis, papilledema and unclear visual disturbance. 8 furthur examinations were performed in different cases. The axial computerized tomography proved to be an efficient complementary examination technique if it is limited to well defined indications. The best results are obtained examining exophthalmos and visual field defects.

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