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June 1982

Ultrasonography of Vitreal Foreign Bodies in Eyes Obtained at Autopsy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Medical School, Denver.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(6):979-980. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030030987018

• A- and B-scan ultrasonography was done on phakic human eyes obtained at autopsy. Various foreign bodies had been placed separately in the vitreous. The results suggest that both object shape and composition are of major importance in determining specific ultrasonographic patterns.