retrobulbar fat

retrobulbar fat

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the mass of fat contained in the orbit that contributes to the support of the eyeball.
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Magnetic resonance imaging in January 2008 disclosed multiple small thoracic spine neural foramen tumors and abnormal contrast enhancement in the right retrobulbar fat and along the right optic nerve sheath, and a 15-mm "low-density" lesion in the left lower lobe of the lung was detected by computed tomography.