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August 1981

Orbital Tumors

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(8):1472. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020346035

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It speaks highly for the value of this book that only eight years after publication, a second, enlarged and modified, edition could appear. The original 465 cases could be increased to a series of 764 consecutive cases. The author had the opportunity to observe some patients for 27 years and longer.

The clinical descriptions and pathologic findings have been updated, and the illustrations are as beautiful as they were in the first edition. There is no question that this book has become the standard work on orbital tumors in the English language. Dr Henderson has worked in close correlation with George Farrow, MD, and other members of the Department of Surgical Pathology at the Mayo Clinic. This has proved to be a most fruitful collaboration, providing an excellent correlation between clinical and pathologic data.

If there is any deficit at all, it is the fact that the modern diagnostic methods

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