Key Features

  • Combines extensive illustrations and cross references with tables, outlines, and flow-diagrams to provide you with everything you need to understand the underlying presentation, pathophysiology, neuroimaging, and diagnostic studies in neuro-ophthalmology, along with the ideal diagnostic, treatment, and ongoing management tools for all neuro-ophthalmic conditions.
  • Features reviews of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology based on clinical and pathological observations in humans without the extensive discussion of experimental literature involving non-human primates and other animals for an extremely focused clinical resource excellent for practice and preparing for professional examinations.
  • Includes coverage of the neurological examination and the bedside neuro-ophthalmic evaluation of comatose patients that demonstrates how the examination can be used to confirm a diagnosis arrived at from the patient history.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART ONE HISTORY AND EXAMINATION

1 The Neuro-ophthalmic History

2 The Neuro-ophthalmic Examination

PART TWO VISUAL LOSS AND OTHER DISORDERS OF THE AFFERENT VISUAL PATHWAY

3 Visual Loss: Overview, Visual Field Testing, and Topical Diagnosis

4 Visual Loss: Retinal Disorders of Neuro-ophthalmic Interest

5 Visual Loss: Optic Neuropathies

6 Optic Disc Swelling: Papilledema and Other Causes

7 Visual Loss: Chiasmal Disorders

8 Visual Loss: Retrochiasmal Disorders

9 Disorders of Higher Cortical Visual Function

10 Transient Visual Loss

11 Functional Visual Loss

12 Visual Hallucinations and Illusions

PART THREE EFFERENT NEURO-OPHTHALMIC DISORDERS

13 Pupillary Disorders

14 Eyelid and Facial Nerve Disorders

15 Eye Movement Disorders: Third, Fourth, and Sixth Nerve Palsies and Other Causes of Diplopia and Ocular Misalignment

16 Eye Movement Disorders: Gaze Abnormalities

17 Eye Movement Disorders: Nystagmus and Nystagmoid Eye Movements

18 Orbital Disease in Neuro-ophthalmology

PART FOUR OTHER TOPICS

19 Headache, Facial Pain, and Disorders of Facial Sensation

Index

Details

No. of pages:
720
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781437721140
Print ISBN:
9781416023111