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January 1934

BILATERAL GLIOMA TREATED BY RADIUM

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SAN FRANCISCO
From Stanford University Medical School.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1934;11(1):20-31. doi:10.1001/archopht.1934.00830080028003
Abstract

Radium and roentgen treatment of ocular conditions has been added to the armamentarium of ophthalmologists and used for various ocular diseases since the early years of this century. The main conditions which have been treated at various times and places are: eczema of the lid, blepharitis and other dermatologic entities about the eye; carcinoma; chronic conjunctivitis; trachoma; follicular catarrh; vernal catarrh; pterygium, nevi and angiomas; acute as well as chronic dacrocystitis, with some success, especially in the tuberculous types; ulcus serpens; marantic corneal ulcers; herpes of the cornea and keratitis parenchymatosa, as well as disciform keratitis ; scleritis and sympathetic ophthalmia; epithelial cysts of the iris; hemorrhages in the vitreous of juvenile patients and angiomatosis of the retina; glaucoma; myopia and opacities of the vitreous, and lastly, coming to the subject of primary interest in this paper, intra-ocular tumors, especially gliomas.

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