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May 30, 1953

Gynecological and Obstetrical Pathology.

JAMA. 1953;152(5):482. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690050106037

This book is intended for the undergraduate medical student, general practitioner, gynecologist, obstetrician, and pathologist, or for anyone interested in the pathology of the female generative system. Diseases are presented from a regional point of view; in order of discussion, pathological states of the vulva, vagina, cervix, body of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and placenta are covered. In each section disorders are classified as congenital, inflammatory, neoplastic, or mechanical. There are also short chapters on embryology and physiology of the female generative organs. In discussion of nearly all the subjects the author gives the definition, incidence, cause, gross appearance, microscopic appearance, complications, clinicopathological correlation, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of the condition. Although the author is a pathologist, he has suggested therapy that is advocated by most gynecologists. At the end of each chapter is an extensive list of references. This book is not only a textbook but also an

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