The Eye in Systemic Disease

The Eye in Systemic Disease

2nd Edition - December 13, 1990

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  • Authors: Jack J. Kanski, Dafydd J. Thomas
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483164366

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 170
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1990
  • Published: December 13, 1990
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483164366

About the Authors

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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