Chapter 8. The Eye in Systemic Disorders

  1. Peggy Frith Consultant Ophthalmic Physician1,
  2. Roger Gray Consultant Ophthalmologist2,
  3. Sally MacLennan Clinical Assistant3 and
  4. Phillip Ambler General Practitioner, Wantage, and Clinical Assistant in Ophthalmology4

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760147.ch8

The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition

The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Frith, P., Gray, R., MacLennan, S. and Ambler, P. (2001) The Eye in Systemic Disorders, in The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760147.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

  2. 2

    Taunton and Somerset, NHS Trust

  3. 3

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

  4. 4

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058952

Online ISBN: 9780470760147



  • thyroid eye disease;
  • discomfort and redness;
  • visual failure;
  • pituitary gland;
  • brain scanning


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thyroid eye disease

  • Ophthalmic problems in neurological disorders

  • Eye problems in joint disorders

  • Eye problems in skin disorders

  • Eye problems in sexually transmitted disorders

  • Ophthalmic problems in vascular disorders