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June 19, 1954

Clinical Roentgenology. Volume I: Developmental and Systemic Conditions and Local Lesions in the Extremities.

JAMA. 1954;155(8):800. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690260092040

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The authors have collected a large amount of material covering roentgenology of the extremities. This was drawn from their own services and from other services throughout the country; the Army Institute of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Hospital, and Cleveland Clinic Foundation Hospital are among the many excellent sources of material. The volume is divided into 11 major sections dealing with the extremities, developmental malformation, traumatic lesions, metabolic disorders, endocrinopathies, infections, neoplasms, blood dyscrasias, arthropathies, and special studies. The latter includes venography and sinus injection. Under these classifications almost the entire field of bone roentgenology is covered. The pattern of discussion includes general consideration, roentgenographic manifestation, clinical corroboration, laboratory corroboration, differential consideration, and references. The text is brief and pertinent under each subtitle, so that the reader can acquaint himself at a glance with all the phases of the diseases described. The outstanding feature of the volume is the profusion of

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