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February 2, 1957

Neurology of the Ocular Muscles

JAMA. 1957;163(5):406. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970400078032

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The present edition of this unusual book contains so many important changes and additions to the text that it is in effect a new work. The description of recent advances in the recognition of anatomic and functional localization in the cerebellum bring to the reader a ready reference to the current accomplishments of investigators in the field of neuroanatomy. The clinical application of knowledge of the centers of the nervous system in diagnosis of disturbances of ocular motility that comes at the end of each chapter is an unusual feature. The author draws on his clinical experience for illustrative cases. In 10 chapters he covers the subject from gross anatomy to nystagmus and the external and internal ocular nervous mechanisms and discusses each section from the standpoint of clinical symptoms. The subject matter is presented in capsule form that is most useful for beginners in ophthalmology, clinical neurology, and general

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