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Uveitis

Fundamentals and Clinical Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Uveitis is the comprehensive reference you need for a balanced approach to basic science and clinical application. Robert B. Nussenblatt and Scott M. Whitcup provide a cohesive and integrated discussion of the topic, covering everything from the role of surgery to AIDS to anterior uveitis and more. This new edition even includes full color throughout, 400 photographs and illustrations, and searchable access to the text online at expertconsult.com. Comprehensive yet readable, this resource packs everything you need in patient evaluation and management to achieve optimal results.

Audience

Ophthalmology, Optometry

Hardbound, 480 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0667-3

Contents

  • PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS

    Chapter 1 Elements of the Immune System and Concepts of Intraocular
    Inflammatory Disease Pathogenesis

    PART 2: DIAGNOSIS

    Chapter 2 Medical History in the Patient with Uveitis

    Chapter 3 Examination of the Patient with Uveitis

    Chapter 4 Development of a Differential Diagnosis

    Chapter 5 Diagnostic Testing

    Chapter 6 Evidence-Based Medicine in Uveitis

    PART 3: MEDICAL THERAPY AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION

    Chapter 7 Philosophy, Goals, and Approaches to Medical Therapy

    Chapter 8 Role of Surgery in the Patient with Uveitis

    PART 4: INFECTIOUS UVEITIC CONDITIONS

    Chapter 9 Bacterial and Fungal Diseases

    Chapter 10 Spirochetal Diseases

    Chapter 11 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Chapter 12 Acute Retinal Necrosis and Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis

    Chapter 13 Other Viral Diseases

    Chapter 14 Ocular Toxoplasmosis

    Chapter 15 Ocular Histoplasmosis

    Chapter 16 Toxocara canis

    Chapter 17 Onchocerciasis and Other Parasitic Diseases

    Chapter 18 Postsurgical Uveitis

    PART 5: UVEITIC CONDITIONS NOT CAUSED
    BY ACTIVE INFECTION

    Chapter 19 Anterior Uveitis

    Chapter 20 Scleritis

    Chapter 21 Intermediate Uveitis

    Chapter 22 Sarcoidosis

    Chapter 23 Sympathetic Ophthalmia

    Chapter 24 Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome

    Chapter 25 Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy

    Chapter 26 Behçet’s Disease

    Chapter 27 Retinal Vasculitis

    Chapter 28 Serpiginous Choroidopathy

    Chapter 29 White-Dot Syndromes

    Chapter 30 Masquerade Syndromes

    Chapter 31 Other Ocular Diseases and the Immune Response: Who Would Have Thought?

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