Computerized tomography of the orbit in carotid-cavernous sinus fistulae

Robert Merrick, Richard E Latchaw, Lawrence H A Gold

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Abstract

Orbital Computerized Tomography was utilized in seven cases of angiographically proven carotid-cavernous sinus fistulae. The findings were as follows: (A) proptosis (in all cases), (B) enlarged superior opthalmic vein (in six cases) and (C) introorbital muscle enlargement (in three cases). Carotid-cavernous sinus fistulae can usually be differentiated from other entities in the clinical differential diagnosis by the use of orbital CT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-132
Number of pages6
JournalComputerized Tomography
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carotid artery
  • Cavernous sinus
  • Computerized tomography, orbit
  • Fistula

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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