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February 1953

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Atlas and Textbook.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1953;49(2):239-240. doi:10.1001/archopht.1953.00920020244015

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This entirely new textbook and atlas of ophthalmic pathology represents the combined efforts of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology to present to the student and practitioner of ophthalmology a comprehensive text (fulfilling the requirements of each in the field) of ophthalmic pathology. It is an outgrowth of the "Atlas of Pathology" by DeCoursey and others, first published by the Academy in 1938. The format has been changed to include a text, based on J. S. Friedenwald's "Pathology of the Eye," and illustrations have been used to amplify the text, rather than a presentation of isolated case reports, as in the original atlas.

Although not primarily designed as a reference book, the volume will nevertheless be valuable to the reader as such because of the comprehensive bibliography included. The very large collection of material in the Registry of Ophthalmic Pathology has been freely drawn

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