The Eye in Systemic Disease - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750610247, 9781483164366

The Eye in Systemic Disease

2nd Edition

Authors: Jack J. Kanski Dafydd J. Thomas
eBook ISBN: 9781483164366
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 13th December 1990
Page Count: 170
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Description

The Eye in Systemic Disease, Second Edition presents an overview of the relationship of the eye and medicine.

The book details the systemic aspects of diseases. The topics discussed include various eye conditions such as conjunctivitis, episcleritis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and cataract. Endocrine, circulatory, rheumatological, neurological, pulmonary, and blood disorders are covered as well.

Physicians and students of medicine and pathology will find the book very useful.

Table of Contents


Preface

1 Introduction

Conjunctivitis

Episcleritis

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca

Keratitis

Scleritis

Anterior Uveitis

Cataract

Posterior Uveitis

Vascular Disorders of the Fundus

2 Endocrine Disorders

Thyroid Dysfunction

Diabetes Mellitus

3 Circulatory Disorders

Hypertension

Giant Cell Arteritis

Carotid Artery Disease

4 Rheumatological Disorders

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ankylosing spondylitis

Reiter's Syndrome

Psoriatic Arthritis

Juvenile Chronic Arthritis

Behçet's Disease

5 Connective Tissue Disorders

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Sclerosis

Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis

Polyarteritis Nodosa

6 Neurological Disorders

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenic (Eaton-Lambert) Syndrome

Ocular Myopathies

Dystrophia Myotonica

Multiple Sclerosis

Abnormalities of the Pupil

Nystagmus

Third (Oculomotor) Nerve Disease

Fourth (Trochlear) Nerve Disease

Sixth (Abducens) Nerve Disease

Disorders of the Chiasm

Disorders of the Optic Tract

Disorders of the Optic Radiations and Visual Cortex

Raised Intracranial Pressure

Carotid-Cavernous Fistula

Migraine

Wilson's Disease

Essential Blepharospasm

7 Pulmonary Disorders

Sarcoidosis

Tuberculosis

Wegener's Granulomatosis

8 Gastrointestinal Disorders

Crohn's Disease

Ulcerative Colitis

Whipple's Disease

Familial Polyposis Coli

9 Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Acquired Syphilis

Congenital Syphilis

Chlamydial Oculogenital Infection

Gonorrhoea

10 Skin Disorders

Cicatricial Pemphigoid

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (Severe Bullous Erythema Multiforme)

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Atopic eczema

Acne rosacea

Albinism

11 Blood Disorders

Anaemias

Leukaemias

Hyperviscosity Syndromes

Sickle-cell Disease

12 Malignant Diseases

Metastatic carcinoma

Multiple Myeloma

Lymphomas

13 Phacomatoses

Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Neurofibromatoses

Tuberous sclerosis

Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Ataxia telangiectasia (Louis-Bar Syndrome)

Wyburn-Mason syndrome

14 Miscellaneous Disorders

Systemic Associations of Ectopia Lentis

Systemic Associations of Eetinitis Pigmentosa

Mucopolysaccharidoses

Retinopathy of Prematurity

15 Ocular Toxicity from Systemic Drugs

Systemic Steroids

Antimalarials

Amiodarone

Chlorpromazine

Thioridazine

Tamoxifen

Ethambutol

Index

Details

No. of pages:
170
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1990
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483164366

About the Author

Jack J. Kanski

Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Royaume-Uni

Affiliations and Expertise

MD, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, UK

Dafydd J. Thomas

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