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October 1939


Arch Ophthalmol. 1939;22(4):679-680. doi:10.1001/archopht.1939.00860100165017

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To the Editor.  —Dr. Verhoeff has evidently failed to notice that the case of angioid streaks reported in the Archives in May and June (21: 746 and 935, 1939) was studied in the ophthalmologic, neurologic and pathologic laboratories of the University of Amsterdam (footnote 1, page 746). Only the ophthalmologic study was published in the Archives. The neurologic study, together with an abstract of the ophthalmologic and pathologic observations, was extensively published in the Dutch language as Dr. Prick's thesis (April 1938). An abbreviated paper in the English language will follow soon. A short summary of both reports together with our final conclusions will be given in the Archives. In order to prove as soon as possible that Dr. Verhoeff's remarks are obviously unjustifiable, I quote here Dr. Sekir's conclusions given in the English summary of Dr. Prick's thesis:The postmortal findings (Dr. E. Sekir) showed that in our patient

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