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Aids to diagnosis

Alastair K.O. Denniston and Philip I. Murray.

in Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 5097 words.

‘Aids to diagnosis’ provides the reader with tools that will assist in identifying differential diagnoses according to either clinical presentation or clinical sign.

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albinism

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 20 words.

Abnormalities in the synthesis of melanin affecting the eye alone (ocular albinism) or eye, skin, and hair (oculocutaneous albinism).

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Albinism

Reecha Sachdeva, Lisa S. Abrams and Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 17024 words.

Albinism comprises a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders characterized by the reduction or total absence of pigment from the eye, hair, and skin. All the currently known types of...

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allergic conjunctivitis

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 4 words.

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alphabet patterns

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 62 words.

Forms of *strabismus in which horizontal deviations vary in size according to vertical direction of gaze. They are so

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amblyopia

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 78 words.

A common developmental defect of central visual processing leading to reduced vision in one or both eyes, occurring secondary to

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ametropia

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 53 words.

The presence of *refractive error, resulting in the failure of the eye to focus light from an object

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Amsler grid

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 31 words.

One of a series of grids which can be used by a patient to identify areas of visual field loss

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Anatomy

Louise A. Bye.

in Basic Sciences for Ophthalmology

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 25901 words.

This chapter outlines anatomy relevant to ophthalmology, including the cranial cavity, central nervous system, orbit and adnexa, and ocular anatomy (the conjunctiva, lymphatic drainage,...

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Anatomy of the eye and the healthy fundus

Laurence Quant.

in Diabetic Retinopathy

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 3500 words.

• The anterior segment • The cornea • The sclera • The iris • The lens • The aqueous humour. • The posterior segment • The vitreous humour • The retina • The neuro-sensory layer • The...

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