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September 1970

Essentials of Uveitis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;84(3):405-406. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990040407031

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Abstract

The past few years have witnessed a considerable increase of interest in uveitis. Numerous and important animal experiments have been done to elucidate autoimmune factors associated with the disease; various clinical conditions have been defined and elucidated; and potent, effective drugs have been introduced into therapy.

Although there is much about uveitis that remains obscure, one often fails to appreciate the large body of knowledge that is accumulating and the advances being made. The present text serves to present the practicing clinical ophthalmologist with a concise, authoritative, timely aid in the diagnosis and treatment of human intraocular inflammatory disorders.

The text is divided into 12 chapters. The initial chapter, devoted to general considerations, is informative and well written. Here the author discusses the examination and clinical pathological studies necessary to make an etiologic diagnosis. A chapter on nonspecific treatment deals principally with corticosteroid treatment and is an effective guide in

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