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April 1957

L'Oedème papillaire: Rapport presente à la Société Française d'ophthalmologie.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1957;57(4):636. doi:10.1001/archopht.1957.00930050648025

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Abstract

This lengthy monograph is a compilation of information on edema of all causes gleaned from the literature of ophthalmology, neurology, neurosurgery, and internal medicine and from the experience of the author and his associates. The author brings together and classifies widely scattered material on papilledema, or, more precisely, edema of the optic nerve.

For the purpose of discussion, papilledema is classified either as secondary, in which some interference with the optic pathway is found, or as pure edema, in which no primary interference with the optic nerve fibers is found. This division is justified on the basis of clinical observation and eliminates the confusion and overlapping which result from consideration of the controversial problems of pathogenesis.

A preliminary section of the book reviews basic knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the optic nerve. The physiopathology of edema, and in particular of edema of the nervous tissue, is discussed with

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