Ocular Imaging: A Pictorial Review

B.P.M. Pfluck, A.M.B. Wolosker, H.K. Yamashita, R.P. Souza, L. Abreu Jr., M.L. Borri, and N. Abdala

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Date of Activity Release: Aug. 1, 2018
Date of Activity Expiration: Aug. 1, 2021

Target Audience:
Intended for neuroradiologists and neuroradiology trainees with varying degrees of experience.

Learning Objective:
To discuss imaging characteristics of prevalent intraocular lesions and incidental findings as well as postoperative imaging features in CT and MR imaging.

Radiologists are routinely exposed to a spectrum of different imaging features that involve the globe, including expected and incidentally discovered ocular pathologies. Beyond that, there is a range of ophthalmologic procedures that can alter the normal ocular anatomy image. The ability to recognize these conditions is critical for accurate radiologic interpretation and to prevent unnecessary further follow-up. Fortunately, there are characteristic findings that enable the correct diagnosis. The purpose of this pictorial review was to provide a comprehensive anatomic review of the ocular globe and to discuss prevalent ocular imaging patterns to allow a systematic radiologic approach and prompt identification of a range of imaging features on CT and MRI.

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The American Society of Neuroradiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Neuroradiology designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Physician Participation:
Each participant will review the corresponding Neurographics article located at Upon completion, each physician will complete and pass a post-test with a score of at least 80% to receive a CME certificate.

All individuals in control of content have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved (C7 SCS 6.1-6.2, 6.5)

Authors have no relevant financial relationships.





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