This paper is divided into two parts: (1) a report of ocular observations in a diffuse liporeticular disease (Christian's syndrome1) and (2) suggested new classifications for a variety of ocular signs and syndromes that are apparently related.
OCULAR OBSERVATIONS IN DIFFUSE LIPORETICULAR DISEASE
Two cases are presented here : In one the condition was studied from necropsy material, and in the second the patient largely recovered from the disease. They belong in the group showing bone defects, exophthalmos and diabetes insipidus (Christian's syndrome). Both patients were referred by Dr. R. S. Rowland,2 and the general histories and observations are condensed from his report.
REPORT OF CASES
Case 1.—History.—H. S., a white boy, aged 5 years and 2 months, seen on Dec. 14, 1925, did not have a history relevant to the present condition. At 2 years and 6 months, his tonsils and adenoids were
HEATH P. XANTHOMATOSIS OR LIPOID HISTIOCYTOSIS: REPORT OF OCULAR OBSERVATIONS IN TWO CASES OF CHRISTIAN'S SYNDROME : A CORRELATION WITH OTHER OCULAR SYNDROMES. Arch Ophthalmol. 1931;5(1):29–54. doi:10.1001/archopht.1931.00820010039003
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