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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 92-101

Imaging in posterior segment ocular trauma

Department of Vitreoretinal Services, Giridhar Eye Institute, Kochi, Kerala, India

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Dr. G Mahesh
Giridhar Eye Institute, Vitreoretinal Services, Ponneth Temple Road, Kadavanthra, Kochi - 682 020, Kerala, India.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/kjo.kjo_58_19

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Management of posterior segment ocular trauma is a challenge. A proper knowledge of the imaging in this condition is greatly helpful in charting out a strategy in planning the treatment. Ultrasound B scan is very useful in the event of obscured posterior segment. Optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence are helpful in macular problems after trauma. Computed tomography and Magnetic resonance imaging are useful to detect problems in the retroocular space and in orbit. These will help in proper documentation of the posterior segment and has a medicolegal value. This review article will deal with the different practical uses of imaging technique in posterior segment ocular trauma.

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