IMAGING EVALUATION OF PAEDIATRIC ORBITAL PATHOLOGIES

Authors

  • Gonca Koc Erciyes University School of Medicine
  • Selim Doganay Erciyes University School of Medicine
  • Saliha Ciraci Erciyes University School of Medicine
  • Mehmet Sait Dogan Erciyes University School of Medicine
  • Musa Karakukcu Erciyes University School of Medicine
  • Cem Evereklioglu Erciyes University School of Medicine
  • Abdulhakim Coskun Erciyes University School of Medicine

Abstract

The orbital pathologies commonly detected during the childhood period substantially differ from the lesions that arise in adult orbit. The advance in imaging modalities including computed tomography (CT) and particularly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) might enable the radiologists and clinicians who would be involved in either medical or surgical care of orbital pathologies, to confidently establish a definite diagnosis prior to histopathologic examination. The purpose of this pictorial assay is to present relatively common paediatric orbital pathologies with regard to CT and MRI findings.Keywords: Orbit; magnetic resonance imaging; computed tomography; ultrasonography; Paediatrics

Author Biographies

Gonca Koc, Erciyes University School of Medicine

Pediatric Radiology, MD

Selim Doganay, Erciyes University School of Medicine

Pediatric Radiology, MD, assoc. prof. of radiology

Saliha Ciraci, Erciyes University School of Medicine

Pediatric Radiology, MD

Musa Karakukcu, Erciyes University School of Medicine

Pediatric Hematology, MD, assoc. prof. of pediatrics

Cem Evereklioglu, Erciyes University School of Medicine

Ophthalmology, MD, prof of ophthalmology

Abdulhakim Coskun, Erciyes University School of Medicine

Pediatric Radiology, MD, prof of radiology

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2017-06-25