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Examining the fundus of the eye may be an instructive as well as esthetically pleasing portion of any physical examination. Possibly the most important component of the fundus from the internist's standpoint is the vascular tree. This book attempts to inform the internist and other nonophthalmologist interested in the vascular system about the types of change produced in and by the retinal vascular tree and their relation to systemic disease.
Particularly important for the nonophthalmologist is the second chapter, merely entitled "Fundus" but actually a description of the currently available methods used many times routinely by the ophthalmologist for evaluation
Ophthalmic Manifestations of Systemic Vascular Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:130. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-1-130_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(1):130.
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