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ECR 2019 / C-1393
Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in differentiating retinoblastoma from persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) in pediatric leukocoria patients with MRI as gold standard
Congress: ECR 2019
Poster No.: C-1393
Type: Scientific Exhibit
Keywords: Congenital, Cancer, Diagnostic procedure, Ultrasound-Colour Doppler, Ultrasound, MR, Paediatric, Oncology, Eyes
Authors: K. F. Farooq1, S. B. Owais2, N. J. Saghir2; 1Islamabad /PK, 2Islamabad/PK


Ultrasound findings were comparable to that of MRI in patients of retinoblastoma and PHPV. Ultrasound is a highly sensitive diagnostic tool for differentiating between the two diseases in paediatric leukocoria patients. It can be used as a screening tool in resource poor settings having limited sophisticated imaging modalities for early diagnosis and management.

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