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September 25, 1926

Lehrbuch der Gonorrhöe: Nebst einem Anhang—"Die Sterilität des Mannes."

JAMA. 1926;87(13):1059. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680130073042

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This is a complete presentation of all the scientific propositions connected with the invasion of the human body by the gonococcus. It was conceived by the authors as a system of authoritative contributions, each chapter being assigned to an author who showed a special predilection for the subject. An introduction includes the medical history of gonorrhea. Considerable space is devoted to the normal anatomy of the genito-urinary organs of the male and pathologic changes caused by the infection. Then come clinical chapters, the gonorrhea of the male urethra occupying a prominent place. The chapter on treatment gives a rational selection of curative methods, basing intervention on clinical recognition. Gonorrhea in the female is discussed in a special chapter, attention being called to the importance of a gonorrheal complication during gestation. Gonorrhea in children is the subject of another subdivision. Statistics are given concerning the source of infection and the frequency

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