Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD
Last week, we learned the basics on how to perform an ocular ultrasound and what a normal eye looks like on ultrasound. This week, we cover 5 eye pathologies that are easy to diagnose with use of ultrasound.
· Aka Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
o Deposits of calcium pyrophosphate crystals within the joint space-> seen as chondrocalcinosis (calcification of the cartilage) on x-ray
· Affected Groups:
o Age >50 years
o Both genders impacted equally