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December 1940

Die bösartigen Geschwülste des Auges und seiner Umgebung.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;24(6):1278. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00870060220021

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This monograph contains a series of articles on malignant tumors of the eye and of its surroundings. The first article by W. Rohrschneider, an authority on this subject, considers the lesions of the eye caused by roentgen rays and radioactive substances, and their prevention. Although the problems of dosage, including the damaging dose, cannot be considered as settled, it is evident that progress has been made along this line, a subject to which the author has made valuable contributions.

An important part of the monograph is by R. Thiel on diagnosis and treatment. It is divided from an anatomic standpoint into chapters on tumors of the lids, conjunctiva and cornea, on intraocular growths and on tumors in the retrobulbar and retro-orbital regions. The more common facts are stated with brief accuracy and are illustrated by schematic drawings and by a selection of excellent reproductions in black and white and in

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