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October 24, 1908

Pulsating Exophthalmos.

JAMA. 1908;LI(17):1444. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540170060024

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This monograph is an elaboration of a paper read before the College of Physicians, Philadelphia, a year ago. The literature on the subject is thoroughly reviewed and an extensive table is embodied in the text, giving a study of 80 recent cases from 1900 to 1907. This table gives the name of the reporter, the reference, the eye, sex, age and symptoms, treatment and conditions following treatment. The text proper consists of a close analysis of 69 undoubted cases. These are discussed as to etiology, symptoms, pathogenesis diagnosis and differential diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Under the last heading are included descriptions of the various orbital operations employed in these cases with various methods of treatment such as ligation and compression of the carotids. This essay deals essentially with the practical side of pulsating exophthalmos, giving the reader a grasp of the entire situation. It should be a great aid to

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