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February 20, 1960

Pediatric Pathology

JAMA. 1960;172(8):881. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020080111032
Abstract

As stated in the preface, there is a need for a book devoted to the anatomy of diseased children. Only occasionally are pathologists given the opportunity of spending most of their time studying diseases of children. Much of the information and photographic material presented here was collected during the years the author spent as registrar of the American Registry of Pediatric Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D. C. A certain amount of clinical material is included with most subjects discussed to help correlate the morbid anatomy with the clinicians' experience. The book is predominantly concerned with processes about which there has been recent rapid development of knowledge and other processes that are still in the research-hypothesis stage. The author avoids discussing many subjects with the statement that these problems are already amply covered in existing texts. This leaves most of the work for the more important

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