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Use of the more common terms and absence of the involved sentences characteristic of much German medical literature have resulted in the choice of this classic work with others by generations of medical students endeavoring to acquire a reading knowledge of German. More than a hundred thousand copies in German have appeared since it was first published forty-four years ago. It has been translated into English, French, Spanish, Italian, modern Greek, Turkish and Japanese, and the last translation into Russian was "pirated" from the one just preceding this, and published this year. In one year, two editions appeared. As a rule, new editions have been issued every one or two years. There has been only one four year period during which but one new edition was published. It was Strümpell's effort to keep the work modern in all essentials. In the four editions since 1922 Seyfarth collaborated in this endeavor,
Lehrbuch DER SPEZIELLEN Pathologie UND THERAPIE DER inneren Krankheiten. Für studierende und Aerzte.. JAMA. 1927;89(16):1356. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690160064034