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June 27, 1953

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Atlas and Textbook.

JAMA. 1953;152(9):879. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690090103044

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The Registry of Ophthalmic Pathology, oldest of the American Registries of Pathology of the Army Medical Museum (now the Armed Forces Institute) is the largest and most inclusive collection of ophthalmologic pathological material in existence. This vast reservoir of specimens has been utilized in the preparation of this volume. An outstanding group of authorities collaborated in its production. The volume is an outgrowth of the "Atlas of Ophthalmic Pathology" by De Coursey and Ash. The authors, utilizing Friedenwald's "Pathology of the Eye" as a basis for the text, have succeeded in producing an authoritative treatise. The text is accurate, adequate, and well written, so that it can be read easily and is of interest to the novice as well as the trained pathologist. There are chapters dealing with anatomic and physiological considerations, histology, growth and aging, nature and mechanism of inflammation, endophthalmitis and phthisis bulbi, focal lesions in endogenous endophthalmitis,

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