A Manual of Ophthalmoscopy for the Use of Students

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byVictor Daguenet

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. AFFECTIONS OF THE RETINA. The affections of the retina which present themselves for study are:--1. The different forms of retinitis. 2. The affections of the macula. 3. Detachment of the retina. 4. Tumours of the retina. ARTICLE I. RETINITIS. Under this name are designated the different forms of inflammation of the retina. According to the different alterations which the ophthalmoscope reveals, we may divide the different forms of retinitis as follows:--1. Serous retinitis. 2. Exudative retinitis. 3. Apoplectic retinitis. 4. Pigmentary retinitis. The first three forms are often combined in such a way as to produce the most varied ophthalmoscopic appearances. Nevertheless, certain initial causes impress their own particular stamp upon the disease, and according as these alterations are grouped together, and the functional symptoms combine, we must again study the different forms of retinitis under the following headings:--Albuminuric retinitis. Glycosuric retinitis. Syphilitic retinitis. Causes.--Idiopathic retinitis is rare. The most frequent causes are:--1. Diseases of the brain" which usually produce neuro-retinitis. 2. Diseases of the heart and vessels. 3. Diseases of the blood (syphilis, albur minuria, glycosuria). 4. Affections of the choroid, owing to their proximity. /.--Serous Retinitis. It is characterized by an infiltration of serosity into the cellular tissue of the retina. Functional Symptoms.--These are uncertain, as in most of the forms of retinitis, which never give rise, as was formerly thought, to pain or photophobia, or to any visible reddening of the external tissues, but simply to a weakening of the visual function. Onset.--Slow; varying from a few days to a few weeks. Central Vision.--In some cases scarcely affected; in o...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. AFFECTIONS OF THE RETINA. The affections of the retina which present themselves for study are:--1. The different ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217426360

ISBN - 13:9780217426367

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