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June 1933

Bulletin of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1933;9(6):1021-1022. doi:10.1001/archopht.1933.00830011045024

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This volume contains articles on subjects which are striking but not uncommon. Tattooing of the cornea with platinum chloride, a comparison of the Gonin and Sourdille operations for retinal detachment, vernal catarrh, trachoma, atrophy of the iris in glaucoma, thrombosis of the central vein of the retina in a 21 year old girl (a tuberculin test seems to have been indicated in this case), pulsating exophthalmos and an analysis of pituitary tumors are included in the communications of the society.

Prof. Sayed A. H. Bey and Dr. M. A. H. Attiah report that Jacobson's solution (a 3.6 per cent solution of benzyl-cinnamate in oil), when given intramuscularly, seems to have no effect on trachoma.

Dr. A. F. Tobgy also reports that copper salts, when given intravenously, do not influence the healing of trachomatous lesions.

There is an article by Dr. Rowland Wilson ("A Short Slitlamp Study on

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