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December 1965

Krebsproblems in der Augenhisilkunde (Issue No. 44 of "Bucherei des Augenarztes").

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(6):886. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040888037

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The authors who represent well known German and Swiss clinics have dedicated their writings to Professor Thiel and he himself has contributed an interesting article about tumors of the conjunctiva. The first two sections of the monograph deal with some of the general histologic and biologic concepts of cancer. There follows an interesting chapter on the clinical diagnosis of tumors of the eye and its adenexa. Among the diagnostic procedures described are the author's use of ultrasonics and his method for finding tumor cells in the blood stream. The five remaining chapters are concerned with specific tumors of the eye and adenexa. Tumors of the lid and conjunctiva are discussed at greater length than are those of the orbit. Little or no attempt is made to describe the differential diagnosis of orbital tumors, or their relation to other causes for exophthalmos. However, these subjects in themselves could be worthy of

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