Ophthalmology: A Short Textbook
Thieme, 2000 - 586 páginas
The didactic concept of this book, grounded on years of teaching experience, considers all aspects of training: - it allows easy studying through clear yet comprehensive coverage, - easy memorizing by a well-structured presentation, and - easy application through a clear distinction between symptoms and diagnosis, tabular presentation of major symptoms, and extensive indexing. A role model for a pocket textbook designed for the study of the field of ophthalmology, extensively illustrated with high-quality color photographs and clear explanatory drawings.
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Página 450 - The needle should be inserted at an angle that avoids the posterior surface of the lens and the anterior surface of the retina.
Página 339 - ... syndrome are dysmorphous facial structure, peripheral pulmonic stenoses, intrahepatic cholestasis. and growth retardation secondary to the liver impairment. In addition, the patients may exhibit vertebral anomalies, retarded mental and sexual development, ocular and renal anomalies. The syndrome probably is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait with variable penetrance and expressivity.
Página 402 - The orbital cavity is supplied by the ophthalmic artery, a branch of the internal carotid artery. The ophthalmic artery communicates with the angular artery, a branch of the external carotid artery, via the supraorbital and supratrochlear arteries.
Página 33 - The incubation period is 7-18 days, after which severe pain occurs in the area supplied by the first branch of the trigeminal nerve (the ophthalmic nerve with its frontal, lacrimal, and nasociliary branches).
Página 158 - Tenon's capsule and the episclera are infiltrated with inflammatory cells, but the sclera itself is not swollen.
Página 376 - The diagnosis is confirmed by a biopsy of the temporal artery. Because of the segmental pattern of vascular involvement, negative histologic findings cannot exclude giant cell arteritis.
Página 171 - As occurrence is often familial, it is important to obtain a detailed family history.
Página 403 - Openings into the orbital cavity and the structures that pass through them...
Página 432 - The diagnosis is made on the basis of a typical clinical picture and refraction testing.
Página 441 - Cylinder lenses refract light only in the plane perpendicular to the axis of the cylinder. The axis of the cylinder defines the nonrefracting plane.