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January 3, 1931

Oral Diseases: A Practical Treatise Offering Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aid to the Practitioner of Medicine and Dentistry.

JAMA. 1931;96(1):65. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720270067042

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This textbook, designed for practitioners and those taking postgraduate courses in minor oral surgery, is in the form of short notes based on clinical histories and rather loosely arranged in chapters. It is generously illustrated and the cuts are original as well as supplied with unusually complete descriptions. Many of these illustrations are reproductions of roentgenograms, others are made from photographs or drawings, and one is from a photomicrograph of a stained section. The cuts of a few of the larger roentgenograms are not satisfactorily reproduced; otherwise the illustrations are more than adequate. Owing to the loose arrangement there is some tendency to repetition—an example is the duplication in figures 137 and 406. In the discussion of epulis, no distinction is made between the fibrous and the giant cell types. The relationship between adamantinoma and multilocular cyst is not clearly brought out. It would seem that too much confidence is

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