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January 1986


Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(1):30. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050130040014

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This book presents thorough, wellwritten, and interesting accounts of 70 syndromes with ocular and auditory manifestations. Some of the syndromes, such as the Small syndrome and the Sylvester syndrome, are rare. Many others, such as Crouzon's syn

"... thorough, well-written, and interesting accounts of 70 syndromes with ocular and auditory manifestations."

drome, Hurler's syndrome, and congenital rubella syndrome, are familiar to most ophthalmologists and otolaryngologists. In either case, one comes away from reading about a particular syndrome with the feeling that it has been well identified and summarized.

References to major articles in the literature are listed with each syndrome. There are introductory chapters on the anatomy and development of the eye and the ear and on functional relationships between vision and audition. At the end of the book, there are several appendixes that abstract and list in tabular form the features of the syndromes described earlier in the text, along

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