Vitreous Hemorrhage Workup

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Brian A Phillpotts, MD; Chief Editor: Douglas R Lazzaro, MD, FAAO, FACS  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

Consider ordering laboratory studies as per the suspected underlying etiology and its corresponding differential diagnosis. See Differentials.

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Imaging Studies

Consider ordering imaging studies as per the suspected underlying etiology and its corresponding differential diagnosis.

With CT scan and/or MRI, exclude globe perforation, intraocular foreign body, avulsed optic nerve, intraocular tumor, displaced scleral buckle, and intraocular lens materials. See Differentials.

Ocular B-scan ultrasonography is used when the media is opacified enough to preclude a complete and clear (including view of the ora serrata) funduscopic examination.

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