Sonography of the eye in systemic disease

  • S. N. Hassani
  • R. L. Bard

Abstract

Ocular manifestations of systemic diseases may appear as the first sign of a generalized disorder. Careful examination of the eye has been of prime importance to the internist in ferreting out significant diagnostic clues in complex disorders. In numerous instances specific ocular findings and symptoms have lead to the correct diagnosis of a systemic problem.

Keywords

Retina Glaucoma Cataract Mast Hyperthyroidism 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Hassani
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. L. Bard
    • 3
  1. 1.State University of New York at Stony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Ultrasound Division, Department of RadiologyQueens Hospital CenterJamaicaUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyManhattan Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat HospitalNew YorkUSA

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