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June 1932

Kurzes Handbuch der Ophthalmologie.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;7(6):992-993. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820130176019

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This volume on ocular neurology is introduced with a chapter on the pathology of the base of the brain by Prof. F. Wohlwill (Hamburg), in which the general relations of the base of the brain to the visual organs are taken up in turn: developmental disturbances, injuries, diseases of the bones, dura, pia, ventricles, basal arteries and brain, intracranial neoplasms and diseases of the hypophysis.

Prof. R. Bing (Basel) and Dr. A. Franceschetti (Basel) treat of the pupil from an anatomic, physiologic, pharmacologic and pathologic standpoint. Prof. C. Behr (Hamburg) contributes the parts on diseases of the ocular nerves and the visual pathways upward from the chiasm; and the chapter on diseases of the higher optical centers is from the pen of Prof. F. Quensel (Leipzig). The important part on ocular changes in diseases of the central nervous system occupies nearly half of the volume, and the subject is divided

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