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September 24, 1910

Die Röntgentherapie in der Dermatologie.

JAMA. 1910;55(13):1141-1142. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330130077034

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This monograph gives an excellent statement of the present position of Roentgentherapy in dermatology. The author devotes the first 40 pages to a consideration of technic and apparatus. This is a valuable part of the book, because a satisfactory and not overburdened description of the present day technic and apparatus of x-ray therapy is difficult to find. The remaining 100 pages are given to therapeutics, 40 pages to general therapy and the remaining 60 to special therapy. Under special therapy the various dermatoses treated with x-rays are considered. The author considers the uses of x-rays in various dermatoses from the standpoint of one with large clinical experience, and his views are scientific and temperate. It is interesting to see him confirm again the findings of earlier conservative authors of the value of x-rays in dermatology. He gives a convincing summary of the usefulness of x-rays in various dermatoses, fortifying his

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