The Eye in Systemic Disease

The Eye in Systemic Disease

by Jack J. Kanski, Dafydd J. Thomas
     
 

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The Eye in Systemic Disease, Second Edition presents an overview of the relationship of the eye and medicine.

The book details the systemic aspects of diseases. The topics discussed include various eye conditions such as conjunctivitis, episcleritis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and cataract. Endocrine, circulatory, rheumatological, neurological,

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The Eye in Systemic Disease, Second Edition presents an overview of the relationship of the eye and medicine.

The book details the systemic aspects of diseases. The topics discussed include various eye conditions such as conjunctivitis, episcleritis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and cataract. Endocrine, circulatory, rheumatological, neurological, pulmonary, and blood disorders are covered as well.

Physicians and students of medicine and pathology will find the book very useful.

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A concise overview for general physicians of the relationships between the eye and medicine, covering the ophthalmic consequences of conditions originating in other parts of the body, including the endocrine, circulatory, pulmonary, and gastrointestinal systems, and an extensive chapter on neuro-ophthalmological disorders. Infections, malignant diseases, and the effects of systemic drugs are also discussed. Color photographs illustrate the conditions discussed, while color drawings explain the underlying pathophysiology. The first edition was published in 1986. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781483164366
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/03/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
170
File size:
8 MB

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Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Royaume-Uni

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