Essentials in Ophthalmology

Ocular Tuberculosis

Editors: Kumar, Atul, Chawla, Rohan, Sharma, Namrata (Eds.)

  • Written and edited by international leaders in the field
  • Provides a comprehensive guide for ophthalmologists interested in learning more about this disease
  • Discusses detailed and practical information on everything from clinical features, ocular imaging studies, and pathology, to investigations, treatment, and surgical management of this disease
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About this book

A concise guide for ophthalmologists detailing tuberculosis, which can cause disease in multiple organs throughout the body, including the eye. Tuberculosis is an infection caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis, which can cause disease in multiple organs throughout the body, including the eye. This can also affect any part of the eye (intraocular, superficial, or surrounding the eye), with or without systemic involvement and Ocular Tuberculosis is a text devoted to in-depth coverage of this topic.

Written and edited by international leaders in the field, discussing detailed and practical information on everything from clinical features, ocular imaging studies, and pathology, to investigations, treatment, and surgical management of this disease, Ocular Tuberculosis is a truly comprehensive text.

About the authors

Atul Kumar, MD, FAMS, Chief, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
Rohan Chawla, MD, FRCS(Glasg), Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India 
Namrata Sharma, MD, DNB, Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Epidemiological Aspect of Ocular Tuberculosis

    Win, May Zun Aung (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Pathogenesis and Pathology of Ocular Tuberculosis

    Sen, Seema

    Pages 7-15

  • Imaging Studies for Ocular Tuberculosis

    Kumar, Atul (et al.)

    Pages 17-27

  • Laboratory and Radiological Investigations in the Diagnosis of Ocular Tuberculosis

    Guleria, Randeep (et al.)

    Pages 29-33

  • Tuberculin Skin Test and Interferon-γ Release Assays in the Diagnosis of Ocular Tuberculosis

    Chan, Nicole Shu-Wen (et al.)

    Pages 35-49

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-57520-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $79.99
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-57519-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ocular Tuberculosis
Editors
  • Atul Kumar
  • Rohan Chawla
  • Namrata Sharma
Series Title
Essentials in Ophthalmology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-57520-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-57520-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-57519-3
Series ISSN
1612-3212
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 136
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 56 illustrations in colour
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