MR Orbits WO - Limited
Indication: This is a limited MRI exam of the obits used to assess orbital inflammation, primarily in patients with known or suspected thyroid eye disease, under the care of a rheumatologist or ophthalmologist.
Coronal orbits coverage: Anterior margin of globe to anterior surface of pons, perpendicular to axis of the orbital segment of the optic nerves.
Sagittal coverage: Same as from the Face, Sinus & Skull Base protocol. Ear-to-ear, top of frontal sinus to hyoid bone and all of mandible, centered on posterior nasal cavity with FOV of about 180 x 180. Okay to exclude posterior neck/brain and superior brain.
Last updated: 3/8/22
Charge as: Orbits WO
Scanner preference: Avoid MR1 if possible
|Plane||Weighting||Mode||Slice (mm)||Gap (mm)||FAT SAT||FOV (cm)||MPR||Notes|
|COR||STIR||2D TSE||2||0.25||YES||17||no||Orbits only. Coronal coverage details above.|
|SAG||T1||3D TSE||0.7||0||no||18||AXIAL, COR||See sagittal coverage note above.|