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Axial CT scan shows calcifications along the sclera of both globes, near the insertions of the lateral and medial rectus muscles.

🙋‍♀️Diagnosis: Senile calcific scleral plaques

• benign, common incidental finding on CT

• as the name implies, this condition is seen more frequently in the elderly

• females > males

• considered a form of dystrophic calcification

• mechanical stress from rectus muscle insertions, dehydration and solar damage are proposed causes

• located anterior to the insertion of the medial and lateral recti muscles

• differential diagnosis include foreign body, scleral buckle, and trochlear apparatus calcification

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