Edited by A. E. Maumenee and Arthur M. Silverstein. 261 pp, 30 illus. $6.50. Williams & Wilkins Co., 428 E Preston St, Baltimore 2, 1964
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The subject of uveitis is a most depressing one for the average ophthalmologist. He knows full well that in spite of intensive investigation he will rarely find the etiology of the patient's problem, and the internist to whom he refers the patient for a "complete work-up" is equally distressed by his inability to aid his ophthalmologic colleague, even after wide dispersal of the patient's funds to various laboratories.
This book, the transcription of a symposium held in September 1963, offers some cheer to the ophthalmologists, internists, and immunologists who are interested in uveitis. The participants are a "Who's Who" of immunology and ophthalmology. To mention a few—Blodi of Iowa, Feldman and Leopold of New York, Hogan and Kimura of California, Kaufman of Florida, Silverstein and Zimmerman of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Witebsky of Buffalo, and Witmer of Switzerland. These men and others under the direction of Maumenee of
Shoch D. Immunopathology of Uveitis: A Symposium Sponsored by the Council for Research in Glaucoma and Allied Diseases, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Inc., 630 Fifth Avenue, New York 20, New York, September 3, 4 and 5, 1963. JAMA. 1965;192(1):66. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03080140072033