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November 1937

Internal Diseases of the Eye and Atlas of Ophthalmoscopy.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(5):875-876. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850110191018

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This stately volume is not only a valuable addition to the series of treatises on the examination of the fundus oculi and the accompanying atlases with which the names of Liebreich, Oeller, Haab, Adam, Oatman and many others are connected. It registers, in this reviewer's opinion, a distinct advance in method of presentation, in scope and inclusiveness and in correlation of the ophthalmoscopic findings with the lesions, the clinical history and the symptomatology. With a very practical, as well as a logical, mind, Professor Troncoso has, by his systematic classifications, put one in a position to make a positive diagnosis or at least, as he states, a diagnosis by exclusion. In this respect the chapter on the normal retinal circulation and its disturbances and their relations to local and systemic disease is worthy of special mention as one of the greatest value not only for the student but for

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