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September 8, 1928

Semiologie oculaire.

JAMA. 1928;91(10):747. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700100059031

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This is the fourth and last of the same series by Terrien. It deals with normal and abnormal position of the eyes, both latent and manifest. The first chapter is given over to a fair description of the anatomy of the extrinsic ocular musculature, illustrated by numerous plates of unknown origin and questionable value. Normal equilibrium of the eyes is sketched in the second chapter. Latent strabismus or heterophoria is covered in the thirty-three pages of the next chapter, and the presentation is far from clear or useful; for the undergraduate could not understand it and the graduate ophthalmologist knows more about it than is contained in these pages. Manifest strabismus is next dealt with and is an improvement over the latent form. A good deal of personal experience is included in this chapter, which adds much to its value. But the surgical treatment is dismissed with a scant three

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