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February 1987

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Atlas and Textbook

Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(2):178-179. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060020032017

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The third and final volume of this monumental new third edition of Ophthalmic Pathology is an imposing work in many respects. Sponsored jointly by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, this book is equal in size to the first and second volumes combined. It is composed of four chapters devoted to the uveal tract, the eyelids and lacrimal drainage system, the optic nerve, and the orbit. The chapter on the uveal tract contains two parts: an in-depth consideration of this tissue by Green and a discussion of malignant melanoma by Zimmerman. The former volume is 720 pages and follows in style Green's earlier chapter on the retina. This is a unique assemblage of facts and data drawn from personal studies and the literature, combined with an impressive number of photomicrographs and other illustrative materials. The section on tumors of the uveal tract omitting melanoma

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