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August 1976

Radiology of the Orbit

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(8):1427. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040295034

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Abstract

This is a valuable book on the radiologic examination of the orbit. Since the symposium on radiology of the orbit, edited by William N. Hanafee, has appeared (Radiol Clin North Am, April 1972), there has not been a publication in the English language covering this topic.

The author has been a radiologist at Moorfields Hospital in London for many years and has acquired a tremendous amount of experience in this field. The book addresses itself to the radiologist and contains numerous short and concise discussions on various orbital diseases that should serve as an introduction to the radiologist before he evaluates an x-ray film. The average radiologist (and even the more experienced neuroradiologist) should find these discussions and comments most profitable.

The author first discusses the various techniques of taking x-ray films of the orbit and elaborates especially on tomography. The method of axial hypercycloidal tomography of the orbit was

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