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February 1934

Les conjunctivites folliculaires.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1934;11(2):378-379. doi:10.1001/archopht.1934.00830090164018

This monograph, prepared as a report for the French Ophthalmological Society, shows the keen observation and attention to essentials which one is taught to expect from Morax. It is pleasant to be reminded that after a life so full of activity as clinician, teacher, editor and writer, he has found time and energy to continue the distinguished work in bacteriology for which he is known throughout the world.

Of the group of conjunctival diseases associated with the formation of follicles, he has considered chiefly the type which is known as swimming-pool conjunctivitis, but which, as he shows, often occurs through other sources of infection. After reviewing the literature, he describes the clinical picture, illustrating it with careful notes. Lumière photographs in color of twelve cases are shown. A table gives the essential data in these and seventeen other personal cases. The period of incubation is usually

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