Eye in Systemic Disease

Eye in Systemic Disease

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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 copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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  • Hardback | 168 pages
  • 193.04 x 254 x 17.78mm | 680.39g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 11 b&w line drawings, 17 half-tones, 212 colour illustrations, 14 colour line drawings, index
  • 0750610247
  • 9780750610247

Table of contents

Part 1 Conjunctivitis; episcleritis; keratitis; anterior uveitis; cataract; vascular disorders of the fundus. Part 2 Endocrine disorders: thyroid dysfunction; diabetes mellitus. Part 3 Circulatory disorders: hypertension; giant cell arteritis; carotid artery disease. Part 4 Rheumatological disorders: rheumatoid arthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; reiter's syndrome; psoriatic arthritis; juvenile chronic arthritis; behcet's disease. Part 5 Connective tissue disorders: systemic lupus erythematousus; systemic sclerosis; scleroderma; polymositis and dermatomyositis; polyarteritis nodosa. Part 6 Neurological disorders: myasthenia gravis; myasthenic (Eaton-Lambert) syndrome; ocular myopathies; myotonica dystrophica; multiple sclerosis; pupillary anomalies; nystagmus; third (oculomotor), fourth (trochlear), sixth (abducens) nerve disease; disorders of the chiasm, optic tract, optic radiations and visual cortex; raised intracranial pressure; carotid-cavernous fistula; migraine; Wilson's disease; essential blepharospasm. Part 7 Pulmonary disorders: sarcoidosis; tuberculosis; Wegener's granulomatosis. Part 8 Gastrointestinal disorders: Crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis; Whipple's disease; familial polyposis coli. Part 9 Sexually transmitted diseases: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome; syphilis; chlamydial oculogenital infection; gonorrhoea. Part 10 Skin disorders: cicatricial phemphigoid; Stevens-Johnson syndrome; pseudoxanthoma elasticum; atopic eczema dermatitis; acne rosacea; albinism. Part 11 Blood disorders: anaemias; leukaemias; hyperviscosity syndromes; sickle-cell disease; Part 12 Systemic malignant diseases: metastatic carcinoma; multiple myeloma; lymphomas. Part 13 Phacomatoses: sturge-weber syndrome; neurofibromatoses; tuberous sclerosis; Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome; Louis-Bar syndrome; Wyburn-Mason syndrome. Part 14 Miscellaneous disorders: systemic associations of ectopia lentis; systemic associations of retinitis pigmentosa; mucopolysaccharidoses; retinopathy of prematurity. Part 15 Ocular toxicity from systemic drugs: systemic steroids; antimalarials; amiodarone; chlorpromazine; thioridazine; tamoxifen; ethambutol.
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