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This report on retinal disorders related to systemic diseases was presented to the Societé française d'ophthalmologie on May 15 1947, and is the work of Paul Bonnet, professor at the ophthalmic clinic in Lyons. This is part 2 of the ophthalmoscopic atlas, of which part 1, on diseases of the retina, by Gabriel Renard, was published in 1946 and previously reviewed in the Archives (38: 129 [July] 1947).
The general diseases studied in this book are those of the blood. The retinal conditions enumerated are cyanosis of the retina, intracranial aneurysm, various types of leukemia, malignant Hodgkin's disease (lymphogranulomatosis), anemias, angiomatosis (Rendu-Osler disease), hemolytic jaundice, Banti's syndrome (splenomegaly of undetermined origin), hemorrhagic diathesis, the effects of thorium X, general infections and certain forms of diabetes. The discussion of each condition is prefaced by a short introduction on the fundamental medical illness, followed by a description of the ophthalmoscopic picture and
Knapp A. Alterations de la rétine en rapport avec les affections générales. Atlas ophthalmoscopique II.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;39(1):115. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900020118017