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June 1939

Patologia e chimica della regione diencefalo-chiasmatico-ipofisaria, con particolare riguardo alla sintomatologia oculare.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1939;21(6):1076. doi:10.1001/archopht.1939.00860060186020

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This monograph is thoroughly practical in its scope and accomplishes the author's purpose of uniting in one volume all conditions which are known to have their origin in the "diencephalic-chiasmic-hypophysial" region. To make the material more available, Rubino has adapted an almost outline form of writing.

While the title states that special reference is made to ocular symptoms, the value of the volume is increased by the fact that equal space is devoted to the role of special examinations in developing a more exact differential diagnosis of this highly complex region. Great emphasis is placed on the need for close cooperation between the ophthalmologist, the internist, the neurologist and the roentgenologist.

The first part of the monograph is composed of two chapters, the first of which is a review of the anatomy of the region. The second deals with the clinical signs, both general and ocular, and with the method

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