ERNEST SACHS, M.D.
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Ordinarily, when discussing the diagnosis of brain tumors, one passes in review more or less completely the whole gamut of diagnostic signs and symptoms. But in this paper I propose to select only one small part of the nervous system—the eyes—and try to show how it may be possible to localize a lesion in almost any part of the brain if the study of this part be sufficiently thorough.
The eyes should be studied from five angles:
I. Ocular palsies.
II. Ocular movements.
III. Visual defects.
IV. Ophthalmoscopic changes.
V. Subjective visual disturbances.
I. Ocular Palsies. The nerve most frequently
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SACHS E. THE IMPORTANCE OF OCULAR SIGNS IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF BRAIN TUMOR(THE IMPORTANCE OF OCULAR SIGNS IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF BRAIN TUMOR*). Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:1395–1400. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-8-1395
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(8):1395-1400.
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