Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology Series: Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Edition 1
By Jeffrey A. Nerad, MD, Keith D. Carter and Mark Alford

Publication Date: 14 Dec 2007
This title in the Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology Series presents a wealth of full-color images - along with differential diagnoses - in side-by-side page layouts to assist you in identifying a full range of disorders. A templated format expedites access to the guidance you need to diagnose the most common conditions - from simple to complex - encountered in practice.

Key Features

  • Coverage of the key features, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options for Graves Disease, blepharoplasty, fractures, and eyelid tumors equips you with the latest guidance.
  • Hundreds of full-color images present conditions as they present in real life.
  • Common diagnostic pitfalls discuss what to look out for when making a difficult diagnosis.
  • A templated, color-coded layout and differential diagnosis boxes for each condition help you make quick, accurate clinical decisions.
  • A focus on the most common conditions encountered in practice allows you to efficiently formulate treatment plans and referrals.
About the author
By Jeffrey A. Nerad, MD, Partner, Cincinnati Eye Institute; Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; Keith D. Carter, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Professor of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA and Mark Alford
Table of Contents
Series foreword



1. Disorders of the eyelid: congenital

Congenital myogenic ptosis
Blepharophimosis syndrome
Eyelid coloboma

2. Disorders of the eyelid: inflammations

Chalazion and hordeolum
Floppy eyelid syndrome
Seborrheic keratosis
Epidermal inclusion cyst
Actinic keratosis
Lentigo maligna
Basal cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Sebaceous adenocarcinoma
Cutaneous melanoma

3. Disorders of the eyelid: eyelid trauma

Eyelid laceration involving the margin
Eyelid laceration involving the canaliculus

4. Disorders of the eyelid: involutional changes

Brow ptosis
Upper eyelid dermatochalasis
Lower eyelid involutional changes
Ectropion: involutional
Ectropion: paralytic
Ectropion: cicatricial
Entropion: involutional
Entropion: cicatricial
Trichiasis: marginal entropion and other causes

5. Disorders of the eyelid: blepharoptosis and eyelid retraction

Acquired involutional ptosis
Ptosis due to third nerve palsy
Horner syndrome
Myasthenia gravis
Eyelid retraction
Essential blepharospasm
Hemifacial spasm
Facial nerve palsy
Aberrant regeneration of the facial nerve

6. Disorders of the lacrimal system: congenital obstruction

Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction
Dacryocystocele z

7. Disorders of the lacrimal system: acquired causes of epiphora

Canalicular trauma

8. Disorders of the orbit: orbital imaging

CT scan of the orbit
MRI of the orbit

9. Disorders of the orbit: infections

Preseptal cellulitis
Bacterial orbital cellulitis
Fungal orbital cellulitis
Necrotizing fasciitis

10. Disorders of the orbit: inflammations

Thyroid orbitopathy
Idiopathic orbital inflammation
Wegener granulomatosis

11. Disorders of the orbit: neoplasms

Dermoid cyst
Capillary hemangioma
Cavernous hemangioma
Optic nerve glioma
Optic nerve meningioma
Sphenoid wing meningioma
Lymphoproliferative disorders
Benign mixed tumor of the lacrimal gland
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland
Pediatric metastatic orbital disease
Metastatic orbital disease in adults

12. Disorders of the orbit: vascular abnormalities

Arteriovenous fistula
Orbital varix

13. Disorders of the orbit: trauma

Traumatic optic neuropathy
Blowout fracture
Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture
LeFort fracture
Intraorbital foreign body
Orbital hemorrhage

14. Disorders of the orbit: anophthalmic socket

Enucleation, evisceration, and exenteration
Care and complications of the anophthalmic socket

Book Reviews
This book has been designed to permanently remain as a “companion¿ in the practitioner’s pocket. This purpose is achieved brilliantly. The perfect structure of the book makes information easy to reach within minutes for any topic. The iconography in particular is excellent, providing sharp, high-quality photographs and custom-made, highly pedagogic drawings. The strong feature of this book is that it covers the whole pathology of this highly variable topic. I am confident that this book will be useful for all ophthalmologists starting in oculoplastic surgery, as well as for non-ophthalmologists who may be confronted with this topic.

Graefes Archive, October 2008
Book details
ISBN: 9780323053860
Page Count: 288
Retail Price : £58.99
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