Ultrasound biomicroscopy in the diagnosis and management of limbal dermoid.

@article{Grant1999UltrasoundBI,
  title={Ultrasound biomicroscopy in the diagnosis and management of limbal dermoid.},
  author={Calvin A. Grant and Domit Azar},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={
          365-7
        }
}
PURPOSE To report the use of ultrasound biomicroscopy in the diagnosis and management of limbal dermoid. METHOD We used ultrasound biomicroscopy to examine an 18-month-old Asian girl with a congenital limbal mass with corneal extension. A biopsy of the mass was obtained. RESULTS Clinical examination, ultrasound biomicroscopy, and biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of limbal dermoid. CONCLUSION Ultrasound biomicroscopy may serve as a useful diagnostic adjunct for limbal dermoids. Additionally… CONTINUE READING
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