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October 1970

Syphilis and the Eye.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;84(4):555. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990040557041

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Abstract

Readers of the Survey of Ophthalmology will have noted that the November 1969 issue was devoted to a Festchrift commemorating the 100th anniversary of the discovery by Douglas Argyll Robertson of the pupillary reactions named after him. The present volume reproduces this issue with the addition of a 160-page, 2,433-item bibliography by Irene Loewenfeld to annotate her 100-page critical survey of the 100-year literature on The Argyll Robertson Pupil. These two items alone comprise a scholarly work of sufficient stature to have named the entire volume.

Of the remaining 40 pages, 16 are devoted to a biographical note on Robertson, a reprint of his original description of "Four Cases of Spinal Myosis," and a summary of "Knowledge of the Pupillary Reactions in Argyll Robertson's Time" by C. Wilbur Rucker.

Thomas Behrendt provides a review of Josef Igersheimer's Syphilis und Auge (now out of print) and Albert E. Sloane, an appreciation

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