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November 1938

Neuro-Ophthalmology.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(5):893. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850230201018

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Abstract

This book is dedicated to the memory of the late Prof. Johnson Symington, who occupied the chair of anatomy in Queen's University at Belfast, Ireland.

It is intended for ophthalmologists working in neurologic hospitals and for students in neurology and to facilitate the cooperation of the ophthalmologist and the neurologist in the study of their connecting subjects.

After a short introduction on the functional examination of the eye required in the study of diseases of the nervous system, the anatomy and disturbances of the pupil and the muscles and nerves of the eye are carefully described ; then follow descriptions of lesions of the optic nerve, such as papilledema, atrophy of the optic nerve, lesions of visual tracts, with the localizing signs as brought out by the study of the visual fields, and lesions of the macula. The localizing value of ocular symptoms in diseases of the brain forms an important

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