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August 10, 1946

Skin Diseases in Children

JAMA. 1946;131(15):1253. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870320071038

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This edition has been enlarged by some 100 pages and the material throughout has been brought down to date. There are new chapters on allergy, syphilis, the exanthems and cutaneous anomalies written by collaborators who are experts in their respective fields. Their material is excellently presented. The book covers well the common diseases of the skin. For the most part the style is didactic and the descriptions of the diseases are concise and clear. In general, the remedies and methods of treatment that are recommended are those in common use by dermatologists and such that can be carried out readily by the general practitioner. The illustrations are numerous and unusually well selected, the print is large and on excellent stock and the book is well indexed. Though emphasis is placed on diseases observed in children, there are descriptions of such entities as rosacea, erysipeloid, Schamberg's disease and other diseases usually

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