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July 2, 1932

Intracranial Tumors: Their Pathology, Symptomatology, Diagnosis and Prognosis.

JAMA. 1932;99(1):64. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740530066043

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This little book, the Fiske Fund prize essay for 1929, is a rather elementary discussion of the subject. Part II, concerning the pathology of brain tumors, is a summary of recent American work, accurate in the main, although those who do not agree that neuroblasts play any part in the development of the tumor ordinarily known as spongioblastoma or glioblastoma multiforme would object to the coinage of a new term for this tumor. Part III, concerning the symptomatology of tumor of the brain, is original in that the author discusses single symptoms rather than the symptomatology of the regions of the brain, as is usually done. He is not consistent, however, for along toward the end of this part he discusses the symptomatology of the cerebellum as a whole rather than individual symptoms which may or may not arise from the lesions of the cerebellum. In part IV, concerning the

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