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December 1935

Pathology of the Eye.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1935;14(6):1056-1057. doi:10.1001/archopht.1935.00840120194023

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In this book Wolff discusses the pathology of a condition and gives its complications and sequelae. This is followed by the description of special clinical types which have no known pathologic picture. For instance, the pathology of various stages of a typical ulcer of the cornea is given briefly, the complications are mentioned and sequelae noted. Then special types of corneal ulcers are described, mostly from the clinical standpoint. The nonulcerative, degenerative and dystrophic conditions of the cornea are then briefly discussed with reference to both the pathologic and the clinical aspects.

In dealing with the uveal tract, the pathology of typical iritis, typical cyclitis and typical choroiditis are given, together with the complications and sequelae. This is followed by a discussion of specific types due to tuberculosis, syphilis and other conditions, in which mainly the clinical manifestations are described. For instance, under syphilitic uveitis 90 per cent

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