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EFFERENT INNERVATION

EFFERENT INNERVATION This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor. —In their recent paper on "Efferent Innervation of the Retina" in the Archives (80:98-103 [July] 1968), F. M. Honrubia, MD, and J. H. Elliott, MD, stated that "... Wolter described fibers ending in the wall of small retinal vessels which he felt were centrifugal in orientation; however, with his techniques he was not able to conclusively demonstrate the intraretinal course or pattern which these fibers take prior to their termination."The authors have failed to observe that seven years ago I demonstrated the same type of centrifugal nerves in the human retina, which they now rediscovered. Figure 13 of my paper on "Diabetic Retinopathy" in the American Journal of Ophthalmology (51:1123 [May] 1961) shows an example of such a centrifugal nerve and its branchings away from the disc. In addition to the description of this example of a normal centrifugal nerve, my paper also contains pathologic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1968 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050535032
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor. —In their recent paper on "Efferent Innervation of the Retina" in the Archives (80:98-103 [July] 1968), F. M. Honrubia, MD, and J. H. Elliott, MD, stated that "... Wolter described fibers ending in the wall of small retinal vessels which he felt were centrifugal in orientation; however, with his techniques he was not able to conclusively demonstrate the intraretinal course or pattern which these fibers take prior to their termination."The authors have failed to observe that seven years ago I demonstrated the same type of centrifugal nerves in the human retina, which they now rediscovered. Figure 13 of my paper on "Diabetic Retinopathy" in the American Journal of Ophthalmology (51:1123 [May] 1961) shows an example of such a centrifugal nerve and its branchings away from the disc. In addition to the description of this example of a normal centrifugal nerve, my paper also contains pathologic

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1968

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