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Achromatopsia-Rod Monochromacy

Susanne Kohl.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 6142 words.

Achromatopsia is also referred to as rod monochromacy (or rod monochromatism), complete (or total) color blindness (OMIM 216900, 262300, and 139340) or day blindness (hemeralopia) and is...

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Advanced diabetic eye disease

Karen Whitehouse.

in Diabetic Retinopathy

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 1659 words.

• Hypoxia of the retina leads to development of new vessels which subsequently may form fibrous and glial tissue. • Gliosis and fibrosis in the new vessels from the retina onto the...

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Advanced Upper Eyelid Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma with Deep Orbital Extension

Syed Ali Raza Rizvi and Veena Maheshwari.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 906 words.

Sebaceous gland carcinomas (SGC) are highly malignant lid tumors which originate from meibomian glands and rarely from the gland of Zeis, sebaceous gland of caruncle, eyebrows and...

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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

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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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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Aniridia

Reecha Sachdeva and Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 11777 words.

Aniridia is a misnomer applied to a bilateral malformation of the eye in which the most prominent abnormality is near-total absence of the iris. This chapter looks at the morphology and...

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Anophthalmia, Colobomatous, Microphthalmia, and Optic Fissure Closure Defects

Brian P. Brooks and Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 14777 words.

This chapter will review the clinical characteristics, developmental mechanisms, and known genetic causes of anophthalmia, microphthalmia, and optic fissure closure defects (commonly...

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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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