3T magnetic resonance imaging in management of orbital venolymphatic malformations: two case reports

Authors

  • Pricila Tien Yan Wang
  • Karen Kar Wun Chan
  • Winnie Chiu Wing Chu
  • Kelvin Chong CUHK/PWH

Keywords:

Congenital abnormalities, Magnetic resonance imaging

Abstract

Vascular malformations may occur during the development of the arterial, venous, and lymphatic systems in isolation or in combination. Orbital venolymphatic malformations (OVLM) are particularly challenging to treat because they infiltrate and remodel normal structures within the tight orbital space and lead to substantial ocular discomfort, visual disability, and facial disfigurement. Herein, we report two cases of OVLMs with different presenting clinical features and treatment options. We compare the image qualities among computed tomography and 1.5T and 3T magnetic resonance imaging and discuss how better anatomical resolution in the latter aid in the management of OVLM.

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Published

2021-11-26

How to Cite

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Wang PTY, Chan KKW, Chu WCW, Chong K. 3T magnetic resonance imaging in management of orbital venolymphatic malformations: two case reports. Hong Kong J Ophthalmol [Internet]. 2021Nov.26 [cited 2022Jan.20];25(2). Available from: https://hkjo.hk/index.php/hkjo/article/view/309

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