Chapter 5. Orbit and Optic Nerve

  1. K Weng Sehu1 and
  2. William R Lee2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755266.ch5

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians

How to Cite

Sehu, K. W. and Lee, W. R. (eds) (2005) Orbit and Optic Nerve, in Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755266.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917799

Online ISBN: 9780470755266

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Keywords:

  • optic nerve;
  • pathology;
  • specimens;
  • biopsy;
  • polyarteritis nodosa

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Orbital tissue pathology

  • Normal anatomy

  • Types of specimens

  • Inflammatory

  • Tumours

  • Lacrimal gland Normal lacrimal gland

  • Inflammatory diseases of the lacrimal gland

  • Tumours of the lacrimal gland

  • Metastases

  • Optic nerve pathology Normal anatomy

  • Optic disc swelling/optic atrophy

  • Primary optic nerve tumours