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August 1932


Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(2):259-268. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820150111012

It shows unusual temerity on the part of a general surgeon to discuss orbital tumors before ophthalmologists. Throughout this country and in most European clinics, the surgery of the orbit is in the hands of the eye surgeon, who justly claims his right to all orbital contents. It so happened, however, that as a member of the surgical department of the University of Budapest I had the opportunity to study and operate on a comparatively large number of patients, as the Eye Clinic of Professor de Grósz transferred all extra-ocular growths to the surgical department. Aided by a close cooperation between ophthalmologist and rhinologist, I was able to report 109 cases in 1922.1 Since my departure from the surgical clinic, an additional group of cases has been studied and recently summarized by Prof. T. Verbély.2 His report appeared in the Proceedings of the Hungarian Surgical Society, and

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