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The Diagnostic Contribution of the Ophthalmologist in Renal Insufficiency in Childhood

  • M. Severin
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Abstract

The perfection of diagnosis in internal diseases has restricted the contribution of the ophthalmologist to differential diagnosis. The value of the ophthalmologist’s specific contribution in the area of diseases of childhood is that the ophthalmologist can make diagnostic statements by means of simple observations which are not a burden to the patient. Renal diseases can lead to an involvement of different regions of the eye. As far as our patient material permits, we should like to illustrate some of these alterations.

Keywords

Retinitis Pigmentosa Posterior Pole Renal Hypertension Retinal Edema Visual Field Deficit 
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