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Article
December 19, 1966

The Ocular Fundus in Neurologic Disease: A Diagnostic Manual and Stereo Atlas

Author Affiliations

Ann Arbor, Mich

 

by William Fletcher Hoyt and Diane Beeston, 128 pp, 137 illus, 98 stereoscopic views and viewer, $35, St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Co., 1966.

JAMA. 1966;198(12):1315. doi:10.1001/jama.1966.03110250129045

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Abstract

This unique manual and atlas of the ocular fundus, the first of its kind, will prove valuable to all physicians responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders. The material is highly practical and clinically oriented. The five major sections of the text consider papilledema, elevated disc anomalies confused with papilledema, disc swelling from local and systemic disease, the differential diagnosis of pallor of the optic discs, and combined disorders of retina and brain. Fourteen stereoscopic reels provide beautiful color photographs of the normal and abnormal fundus.

The design of the book combined with the reels provide an unusual method for study. The textual material and additional illustrations are placed on the left-hand pages. Black and white photographs of the stereo color reels and their description are placed on right hand pages. Although it is tempting to rush to the stereo reels, the book will prove most valuable if

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