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
SACHS E. THE IMPORTANCE OF OCULAR SIGNS IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF BRAIN TUMOR*. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:1395–1400. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-11-8-1395
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(8):1395-1400.
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