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October 1935

Eighth Annual Report of the Giza Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory, Cairo.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1935;14(4):687-688. doi:10.1001/archopht.1935.00840100171018

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The eighth annual report presents a record of the administration of the Giza Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory and of the scientific work accomplished during 1933. It is arranged in four sections as follows:

  1. Postgraduate Eduction.—The usual course of lectures on medical and surgical ophthalmology for graduates in medicine desirous of entering the ophthalmic service of the department of health was given in April and October. Special attention was devoted to the features of ophthalmic practice peculiar to Egypt.

  2. Pathologic Section.—The laboratory received five hundred and twenty-three pathologic specimens for examination from the forty-three permanent and fourteen traveling Egyptian Government Ophthalmic Hospitals. Material of particular importance is described in detail and illustrated with photographs. Specimens from the conjunctiva were of unusual interest and demonstrated blastomycosis, schistosomiasis, leproma of the limbus and streptotrichosis of the conjunctiva. In this section is a study concerned with climate and the seasonal incidence of acute ophthalmias

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