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November 3, 1934

Les syndromes ménièriques

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Par S. H. Mygind et Dida Dederding. No. 26, Monographies oto-rhino-laryngologiques internationales. Publiées par M. Vernet, L. Ledoux, G. Portmann, H. Aloin et M. Sourdille. Analyses en Allemand et Anglais. Paper. Price, 40 francs. Pp. 273. Paris: Les Presses Universitaires de France, 1934.

JAMA. 1934;103(18):1401. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750440061033

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This monograph considers in detail the Ménière syndrome, covering practically every phase, both anatomic and clinical. Among the subjects discussed are the anomalies of the vestibular function, the cerebral nervous phenomena, tinnitus aurium, and the diagnosis and the treatment of Ménière's disease. The authors, especially Dederding, have done an enormous amount of experimental work. The question of the influence of water intake and its effects on various functions of the ear forms an important phase of the consideration of Ménière's disease in the present publication. There are appended summaries of the book in German and in English, and these are of great value to those who are unable to read French. A rather comprehensive bibliography is also given. The monograph is printed in large type, illustrated with a number of tables and audiometric charts, and is written in a clear, easily understood style. While some of the conclusions of the

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