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IMPACT OF DIFFERENTIAL PATTERN OF APPARENT DIFFUSION COEFFICIENT (ADC) OF ORBITAL TISSUES IN THYROID ASSOCIATED ORBITOPATHY (TAO)
*Dr. Sukriti Ahuja, Apjit Kaur, Vinita Singh, Sandeep Saxena, Madhukar Mittal, Manoj Kumar, Abbas Ali Mahdi and Shailendra Saxena
AIM-To study the Apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values in orbital tissues in patients with thyroid associated orbitopathy (TAO). METHODS- 65 TAO patients and data of 65 controls were included. ADC values of extraocular muscles (EOMs) and orbital fat were calculated. The ADC values of mild, moderate-severe and sight threatening stages were compared. RESULTS- A significant statistically difference was present between the ADC values of cases and controls (p<0.001). The mild cases having normal muscle thickness on conventional MRI also showed higher ADC values. CONCLUSION- A differential pattern exists between the various severity stages and activity phases of TAO.[Full Text Article]