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February 8, 1947

Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology

JAMA. 1947;133(6):432. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880060074024

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This atlas follows the form of previous ones prepared at the Army Institute of Pathology for specialists. As the title implies, it does not represent a textbook but rather a pictorial panorama of the morbid processes in genitourinary diseases. The material which comprises this study includes that made available from the Tumor Registry of the American Urological Association as well as the immense amount of material which is available to the Institute from the Army. In such a compilation as an atlas it is impossible to present smooth, flowing accounts of disease processes such as would be possible in a monograph. The authors have attempted to show "that the morbid anatomy of the genito-urinary tract (is) a live and stimulating subject, which well repays study." They have succeeded in this endeavor.

There are several statements to which exception might be taken, however. On page 20 the authors state that 25

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