Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases

Editors: Arévalo, J. Fernando (Ed.)

  • Presents comprehensive clinical aspects of retinal and choroidal manifestations of systemic diseases
  • Written by an internationally renowned group of leading experts in the field
  • Provides knowledge of advances in other fields of medicine that affect vision, and demonstrates the importance of ophthalmic consultation to other medical specialties
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This text presents current information on retinal and choroidal manifestations of systemic diseases from leading experts in the field. Topics include retinal and choroidal manifestations of AIDS, pediatric diseases, toxicity of systemic drugs, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis (DUSN), viral and fungal diseases, sarcoidosis, Behçet's disease, carotid artery and renal diseases, changes related to pregnancy, intraocular lymphoma, and more. Their knowledge and experience will assist ophthalmologists, retina specialists, uveitis and ocular oncology specialists, and general physicians approach a level of knowledge about retinal and choroidal manifestations of systemic diseases to benefit patients in everyday clinical practice. 

About the authors

Dr. J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS, is the author of Retinal Angiography and Optical Coherence Tomography (Springer, 2009) and the served as Professor and Chairman of the Retina and Vitreous Service of Clinica Oftalmologica Centro Caracas in Caracas, Venezuela (1996-2011). He has held Retina and Vitreous Fellowships in Clinica Barraquer and Fundacion Oftalmologica Nacional (Bogota, Colombia) as well as at the University of California San Diego with William Freeman, MD. He has also held the Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation Fellowship at the University of California San Diego with William Freeman, MD and the Ocular Oncology Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital with Jerry Shields, MD. Dr. Arevalo was invited by Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore to work as Professor of Ophthalmology and Chief of the Retina Division of the King Khaled Eye Hospital (KKESH) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for a three year tenure starting on July 2011, followed by an appointment at the Wilmer Eye Institute starting July 2014.

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“Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases is a well-written and admirably well illustrated textbook. … The chapters are well referenced and the information is up to date, clinically relevant, and presented in a clear manner. … Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases could be used as a reference book … . The editor should be congratulated for producing a readable, highly informative, and clinically useful text.” (Petros E. Carvounis, Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 253, 2015)


Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of HIV/AIDS

    Arévalo, J. Fernando (et al.)

    Pages 1-21

  • Diffuse Unilateral Subacute Neuroretinitis (DUSN)

    Arévalo, J. Fernando (et al.)

    Pages 23-35

  • Posterior Pole Manifestations of Cysticercosis

    Franco-Cardenas, Valentina (et al.)

    Pages 37-45

  • Posterior Pole Manifestations of Toxocariasis

    Arévalo, J. Fernando (et al.)

    Pages 47-62

  • Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Tuberculosis

    Mehta, Salil (et al.)

    Pages 63-78

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases
Editors
  • J. Fernando Arévalo
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-3646-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-3646-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-3645-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 539
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