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J Radiol. 2006 Dec;87(12 Pt 2):1962-8.

[Applications of noninvasive high-resolution ultrasound imaging in ophthalmology].

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  • Service d'Imagerie Médicale, Unité Ultrasons, Fondation Rothschild, 25, rue Manin, 75019 Paris. oberges@wanadoo.fr


While ultrasonography has been applied to eye examination since the beginning of medical applications of ultrasound, the use of high frequencies is relatively recent in this context. Recent developments since the 1990s have made devices available that are well suited for examining the anterior segment as well as the posterior pole, providing precise data for corneal lesions, iris, chamber angle, and ciliary body abnormalities, and lesions of the papilla and macula.

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