Diseases of the Macula

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Overview

Liberally illustrated throughout with over 400 photographs (300 in full colour), this reference provides a practical and clinically oriented approach to the diagnosis and management of macular disorders. It covers not only diseases that primarily affect the macula, such as age-related macular degeneration, but also those that might have an indirect but never-the-less significant effect on macular function, such as vascular and inflammatory diseases. Many diseases in this book are illustrated with brief case studies, to help bring them to life and facilitate learning.

• With over 400 top quality clinical pictures, this book enables easy visual recognition of macular diseases.

• Covers all disorders associated with macular degeneration not only age-related macular degeneration.

• Includes case histories which is an invaluable and unique diagnostic tool that facilitates learning.

• Each chapter covers the most common disease first, followed by less common conditions which guides the reader towards an accurate diagnosis.

• Written as a quick and easy reference.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780723432418
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/30/2002
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
- Applied anatomy
- Clinical evaluation of macular disease
- Fundus fluorescein angiography
- Fundus indocyanine green angiography
- Electrophysiological tests
- Principles of laser photocoagulation

2. Aquired macula disorders
- Age-related macular degeneration
- Senile macular hole
- Central serous retinopathy
- Cystoid macular edema
- Myopic maculopathy
- Macular epiretinal membrane
- Angiod streaks
- Choroidal folds
- Idiopathic choroidal neovascularization
- Drug-induced maculopathies
- Traumatic maculopathies
- Maculopathy and congenital optic disc anomalies
- Idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy

3. Retinal vascular disorders
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Retinal vein occlusion
- Retinal artery occlusion
- Ocular ischemic occlusion
- Hypertensive retinopathy
- Sickling retinopathy
- Retinal artery macroaneurysm
- Retinal telangiectasias
- Radiation retinopathy
- Purtscher retinopathy

4. Inflammatory fundus disorders
- Toxoplasmosis
- Histoplasmosis
- Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
- Sarcoidosis
- Behçet disease
- Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
- Acquired syphilis
- Toxocariasis
- Candidiasis
- Congenital rubella
- Acute retinal necrosis
- Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy
- Serpiginous choroidopathy
- Birdshot retinochoroidopathy
- Multifocal choroiditis with panuveitis
- Punctate inner choroidopathy
- Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome
- Acute retinal pigment epithelitis
- Unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy
- Neuroretinitis
- Aculate macular neuroetinopathy
- Acute multifocal retinitis
- Progressive subretinal fibrosis & uveitis syndrome
- Acute zonal outer retinopathies

5. Hereditary Fundus Dystrophies
- Retinitis pigmentos
- Progressive cone dystrophies
- Albinism
- Congenital retinoschisis
- Stargardt disease and fundus flavimaculatus
- Vietelliform macular dystrophy
- Choroideremia
- Gyrate atrophy
- Cherry-red spot at macula syndromes
- Familial dommant drusen
- Sorsby pseudo-inflammatory macular dystrophy
- North Carolina macular dystrophy
- Butterfly dystrophy
- Dominant cystoid macular edema
- Central arcolar choroidal dystrophy
- Diffuse choroidal atophy
- Progressive bifocal chorioretinal atrophy
- Fundus albipunctatus
- Bietti crystalline dystrophy
- Alport syndrome
- Benign familial fleck retina

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