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June 5, 1954

Surgical Pathology.

JAMA. 1954;155(6):618. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690240084043

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In this new edition the author has organized his material according to systems and added 124 new illustrations in black and white. The photomicrographs are of good quality. This book contains pertinent facts without excessive details. Several new topics such as vascular diseases, fungus diseases, repair of wounds, burns, irradiation effects, and sacrococcygeal teratomas are discussed. There are two new chapters, one on central nervous system lesions by Alpers and the other on diseases of the adrenal glands. The former gives the pertinent gross and microscopic findings encountered in surgical diseases of the brain and spinal cord. These include tumors, traumatic disorders, and abscesses and aneurysms of the brain and spinal cord. The systematic arrangement of the subjects and the simplified table of contents at the front of the book provide ready access to the material contained in it. References are given at the end of each chapter. The book

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