To the Editor.
—Regarding the article by Ms Mendelsohn and colleagues,1 the female authors quote that 8.8% of atlas illustrations other than those of reproductive organs were female. This means the subjects of 91.2% of the general illustrations were dead men. So, what's the problem?
Brandt MR. Sex and Gender Bias in Illustrations in Anatomy and Physical Diagnosis Texts. JAMA. 1995;273(16):1257. doi:10.1001/jama.1995.03520400025030