Handbook of neuro-ophthalmology and orbital disease : diagnosis and treatment /
Robert L. Tomsak, Mark R. Levine.
2nd ed.
Philadelphia : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2004.
xi, 175 p. : ill.
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Philadelphia : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2004.
general note
Rev. ed. of: Handbook of treatment in neuro-ophthalmology / Robert L. Tomsak. c1997.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This handbook provides easily-accessible information on differential diagnosis and treatment of the most common neuro-ophthalmic problems. Case reports illustrate specific treatment approaches.
Main Description
The revised and updated 2nd Edition of this popular handbook offers practical, clinical guidance on the diagnosis and therapeutic management of the 22 most common neuro-ophthalmic disorders. Pocket-sized for portability, it's organized to make essential information easy to find. Each chapter follows the same consistent formatoverview and etiology, physical examination, differential diagnosis, investigation and treatment. Photographs, figures, and tables summarize data for quick reference, and case reports throughout illustrate approaches to treatment. Five brand-new chapters on orbital disease reflect the growing prevalence of this disorder in practice. Provides portable, quick access to information on diagnosis and treatment. Includes case reports, illustrating specific treatment approaches. Presents abundant photographs, figures and tables, summarizing data for quick reference. Follows a consistent format from chapter to chapter outlining etiology physical examination differential diagnosis investigation and treatment. Features 5 new chapters: Orbital Fractures Ptosis Malignant Eyelid Tumors Lacrimal Gland Tumors and Orbital Tumors. Covers the hottest topics in the field, including headaches low tension glaucoma traumatic optic neuropathy orbital fractures ptosis orbital tumors optic neuritis nystagmous anterior ischemic optic neuropathy temporal arteritis and many more.
Table of Contents
Neuro - Ophthalmology
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathyp. 3
Botulinum Toxinp. 13
Diplopiap. 18
Headachesp. 27
Low-Tension (or Normal-Tension) Glaucomap. 33
Nutritional Deficiency Amblyopiap. 39
Nystagmus/Oscillopsiap. 47
Ocular Myastheniap. 52
Optic Gliomap. 60
Optic Nerve Sheath Meningiomasp. 66
Optic Neuritisp. 71
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)p. 75
Retinal Artery Occlusionp. 86
Giant Cell (or Temporal) Arteritisp. 92
Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathyp. 101
Transient Monocular Blindnessp. 109
Traumatic Optic Neuropathyp. 119
Orbital Disease
Orbital Disease Evaluation and Differential Diagnosisp. 127
Orbital Fracturesp. 137
Classification and Examination of the Ptosis Patientp. 143
Malignant Eyelid Lesionsp. 152
Lacrimal Gland Tumorsp. 158
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