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Gems of Ophthalmology: Diseases of Uvea

  • Authors: HV Nema, Nitin Nema
  • ISBN: 9789352702725
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, HV Nema, Nitin Nema
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: May 31, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 458 Pages
  • Language: English

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Part of the new series Gems of Ophthalmology, this book provides the latest information on the clinical work-up, diagnosis and management of uveitis.

Beginning with an overview of diagnostic procedures for uveal infections, each of the following sections is dedicated to a different disorder covering both common conditions and more complex, less common infections.

Topics include intraocular tuberculosis, ocular syphilis, Lyme disease, ocular toxoplasmosis, white dot syndromes, Behcet’s disease, and much more.

The book concludes with discussion on recent advances in diagnosis and management of uveitis, biologicals in its treatment, advances in intravitreal therapeutics, and choroidal melanoma.

This comprehensive text is further enhanced by clinical and surgical photographs.

Other topics in the series include: Cornea & Sclera, Glaucoma, and Retina.

Key Features
  • Diagnostic procedures in uveitis
  • Ocular tuberculosis, ocular sarcoidosis, ocular syphilis, presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome and ocular toxoplasmosis
  • Intermediate uveitis and white dot syndromes
  • Herpes uveitis
  • Diagnosis and management of AIDS and HIV and opportunistic infections of eye
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Masquerade syndromes
  • Biological in the treatment of non-infectious uveitis and advances in the intravitreal therapy in uveitis
  • Melanoma
Table of Contents
  1. Diagnostic Procedures in Uveitis
  2. Polymerase Chain Reaction in Intraocular Inflammation
  3. Intraocular Tuberculosis
  4. Ocular Sarcoidosis
  5. Intermediate Uveitis: Clinical Features and Current Management
  6. Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  7. Ocular Syphilis
  8. Lyme Disease
  9. Herpes Simplex and Varicella Zoster Related Uveitis
  10. Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Ocular AIDS
  11. HIV and Opportunistic Infections of Eye
  12. Ocular Toxoplasmosis
  13. Toxocariasis
  14. Ocular Cysticercosis
  15. Endophthalmitis
  16. Ocular Involvement in Systemic Rheumatic Diseases
  17. Complications of Uveitis
  18. White Dot Syndromes
  19. Behcet’s Disease
  20. Masquerade Syndrome
  21. Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Posterior Uveitis
  22. Biologicals in the Treatment of Non-Infectious Uveitis
  23. Advances in Intravitreal Therapeutics in Uveitis
  24. Choroidal Melanoma
  25. Index
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