Injuries of the Eye: And Their Medico-legal Aspect

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Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1878 - Electronic books - 198 pages
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Page 4 - Injuries of the Eye and their Medico-Legal Aspect. By FERDINAND VON ARLT, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology in the University of Vienna.
Page 15 - Injuries produced by the entrance of a foreign body not acting chemically.
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Page 22 - Suppose we consider the point attacked as the pole, and the direction of the attacking force as the axis of a sphere, then the equator of the latter must become longer at the moment of the injury.
Page 16 - In addition, a fourth chapter is devoted to a consideration of such affections as are either feigned or produced artificially and intentionally.
Page 28 - The cornea itself was round, somewhat flattened, its circumference diminished, and its sclerotic rent to the conical margin has an additional reason in the histological fact, that the fibres of the sclerotic coat run parallel to the latter within the confines of the ciliary region.
Page 120 - The removal of the lens, through a similar though more extensive corneal opening, is to be considered more as a doubtful remedy, as we seldom succeed in removing the lens as a whole, or even its greater part, and thus do not obviate the dangers of mechanical irritation, or of increased pressure ; perhaps, indeed, we even increase them.
Page 25 - ... and which result from blunt force. It is remarkable that lacerations of this nature, through which more or less of the fluid contents of the eyeball, and sometimes even portions of the iris or the whole lens, escape instantaneously, always run parallel or nearly so to the corneal margin; and also that they occur almost invariably at the upper part, usually above and to the inside.
Page 20 - ... contractions) of the sphincter; suspension of accommodation ; bursting of the capsule ; overstretching, or laceration, of the zonula, with various degrees of formative and other changes in the lens...
Page 19 - An eye, injured in this manner, exhibits, independently of the palpebral changes, the following appearances : extravasation of blood under the conjunctiva ; opacity, with subsequent inflammations and suppuration of the cornea, either with or without a solution of...

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