What is the role of imaging studies in the workup for hyphema glaucoma?

Updated: Jul 29, 2020
  • Author: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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In selected cases, obtain a CT scan of the orbit to exclude associated orbital fracture or foreign body.

Perform ultrasonography to rule out vitreous hemorrhage or retinal detachment.

CT and ultrasonography may also help in the diagnosis of other associated eye injuries.


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