By Valerie A. Purvin
Utilizing real-life instances describing sufferers with neuro-ophthalmic issues, this publication is a case-based educating device that bridges the space among textbook details and daily medical perform. each one case illustrates a selected sector of common diagnostic confusion, and highlights the categorical scientific beneficial properties that are meant to aspect to the proper analysis. concentrating on blunders during this method serves as motivation to the clinician to grasp the cloth in order that 'pitfalls' may be refrained from. the extent of the case discussions assumes that the reader has a few familiarity with uncomplicated neuroanatomy, body structure and disorder strategy yet every one case dialogue furnishes a quick overview of such details, continuously with an emphasis on these positive aspects which are clinically proper. The case-histories are succinct and amply illustrated, together with motility and fundus pictures, visible fields and radiographic reviews. The narrative is moved in addition to inquiries to the reader, making it effortless to stick to the common sense of the instances.
Read or Download Common Neuro-Ophthalmic Pitfalls: Case-Based Teaching PDF
Similar ophthalmology books
Do not take percentages along with your examination prep! belief overview of Ophthalmology that will help you examine the entire present info you must be aware of to ace your assessments! successfully assessment a large spectrum of subject matters with a company by means of universal ophthalmologic subspecialties.
Maximize retention with a well-liked define procedure that distills key info on every one subject along pattern evaluate questions.
Review the findings of many vital scientific experiences with that you are anticipated to be familiar.
Test your figuring out of crucial info with questions on the finish of every bankruptcy and solutions on the finish of the publication. learn at the move, seek the entire textual content on-line, and obtain pictures at www. expertconsult. com. Be absolutely ready for present examination issues with details at the newest options in corneal surgical procedure, macular degeneration remedy and trials, and multiplied therapies for plenty of sections.
View anatomic info, universal ophthalmic try findings, and examples of vintage histopathology specimens via brand-new illustrations and pictures. Ace your assessments with Trattler, Friedman and Kaiser's evaluation of Ophthalmology!
The purpose of this e-book is to focus on the newest findings in Aniridia learn. Aniridia, which means “without iris”, is an extraordinary genetic affliction affecting imaginative and prescient, characterised via the unfinished formation of the iris (the colored a part of the attention that surrounds the black pupil). it might probably additionally reason different segments of the attention to be under-developed equivalent to the optic nerve and the macula (the significant a part of the retina).
This quantity of growth in Molecular Biology and Translational technological know-how specializes in the molecular biology of eye disorder. Contributions from best professionals Informs and updates on all of the most recent advancements within the box
- Innovations in the Glaucomas: Etiology, Diagnosis and Management
- Pediatric Retina
- Ocular and Visual Physiology: Clinical Application
- Ophthalmology Secrets in Color
Additional resources for Common Neuro-Ophthalmic Pitfalls: Case-Based Teaching
The fact that only one eye muscle was involved in the above case was an additional helpful feature. If this patient’s ocular motor dysfunction were due to a third nerve palsy, it would be a partial one. While partial third nerve palsies are common, isolated weakness of just one extraocular muscle is an extremely unusual presentation. Thus, it is important to consider other diagnostic possibilities when only one eye muscle is paretic, including myasthenia, internuclear ophthalmoplegia, myopathy and orbital restrictive disease.
Piette, R. C. Sergott, Pathological optic-disc cupping. Curr Opin Ophthalmol, 17 (2006), 1–6. J. D. Trobe, J. S. Glaser, J. Cassady, J. Herschler, D. R. Anderson, Nonglaucomatous excavation of the optic disc. Arch Ophthalmol, 98 (1980), 1046–50. 25 2 When orbital disease is mistaken for neurologic disease In most patients with orbital disease, the clinical presentation includes signs and symptoms that help localize the disease process to the orbit. Typical features include eye pain or pressure, proptosis, periorbital swelling, eyelid abnormalities, conjunctival injection and chemosis.
Based on the above findings, this patient’s motility disturbance was diagnosed as a long-standing muscle entrapment. As she was essentially asymptomatic, no specific treatment was indicated. Her headache pattern was consistent with migraine and was managed accordingly. Discussion: The limited elevation of the right eye in this patient, particularly in gaze up and to the right, suggested weakness of the right superior rectus muscle, and extensive investigation was therefore undertaken for a presumed partial third nerve palsy.