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Dr. Geeraets is to be congratulated for bringing together in a succinct, welltabulated, and cross-indexed volume most of the syndromes with which ophthalmologists must deal. Commencing with Adie's and ending with Wilson's Syndrome, the full gamut of well-known, as well as esoteric-tongue-twistingmulti-proper-named syndromes, are included. The ocular findings are clearly listed for each syndrome, in addition to other pertinent clinical and laboratory findings, genetic influences, age and sex distribution. These tidy clinical pearls are presented in the space of never more than one pocket sized page. The author also includes an appropriate bibliography for the readers who wish to explore a particular syndrome more thoroughly.
At the conclusion of the book a valuable series of cross references for the syndromes is presented based on (1) the ocular manifestations, (2) the systemic manifestations, (3) etiological factors, age, sex, and ethnic groups. This volume offers a quick reference for most of the
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