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September 21, 1940

Traité d'ophtalmologie

JAMA. 1940;115(12):1044. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810380074034

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The seventh of this eight volume system appeared on schedule and properly resembles its predecessors in clothing and character. The first third of the volume is devoted to the concluding phases of ocular neurology with the following subdivisions: peripheral and central disturbances of the oculomotor apparatus by Velter of Paris, strabismus by Onfray of Paris, nystagmus by Coppez of Brussels, ocular disturbances of trigeminal origin by Cerise and Thurel of Paris, semeiology of ocular troubles in disturbances of the central nervous system by Velter of Paris, neurosurgical diagnosis of disturbances in the region of the chiasm by Vincent and Puech of Paris, and intracranial hypertension and cerebral tumors by Martel and Guillaume of Strasbourg. These chapters vary considerably, as is to be expected from a mélange of authors, but on the whole are well written and clear in context and contain some excellent illustrations.

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