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To write a textbook on the difficult subject of cutaneous histopathology requires unusual will power and courage in addition to the necessary years of special clinical and laboratory training. Heretofore, dermatologists have relied for their information on the German textbooks of Gans, Kyrle and Friboes, the older voluminous work of Unna or the English handbook of Macleod, which has been out of print for some years. In undertaking this praiseworthy attempt to present an American textbook on the histopathology of skin diseases, the author has largely sublimated his personal views and has endeavored to give in an abbreviated form the accepted interpretation of dermatologists throughout the world. The pathologic material has been gathered from the collections of Arndt, Arning, Christeller, Friboes, Kren and Sabouraud. A few American dermatologists have supplied photomicrographs. The illustrations prepared under the expert direction of Monsieur A. Bessin of Paris are excellent, many in colors, and
Histopathology of Skin Diseases.. JAMA. 1931;97(19):1408. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730190064031