What is Important in The Diagnose of Orbital Varix?
Neşe Asal 1, Mahmut Duymuş 1 * , Hasan Yiğit 1, Ömer Yılmaz 1, Alper Bozkurt 1, Uğur Koşar 1
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1 Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, Ankara, Turkey
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Orbital venous varices are large tubular venous channels which generally have direct connection with the systemic venous system. Orbital venous varices are rare entity (less than 1, 3% of all orbital tumors) of orbital tumors, which often located in the intraconal area of orbital apex In suspicion of orbital venous varices, performing prone position with Valsalva maneuver during MRI examination will be helpful to the radiologist to diagnose the orbital venous varices.


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Eur J Gen Med, 2014 - Volume 11 Issue 1, pp. 56-57

Publication date: 08 Jan 2014

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