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May 5, 1894

The Etiology of Osseous Deformities of the Head, Face, Jaws and Teeth

JAMA. 1894;XXII(18):685. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420970039021

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Abstract

In this edition of the book, the author states that he has extended the scope of his original inquiries into the "departments of oral and nasal medicine, and surgery of the eye, ear and face, so intimately related to dental medicine through the causation originally assigned for irregularities of the teeth and jaws. The alleged causative factors in the case of the nose and mouth were themselves often found to be of constitutional origin. The scope of the researches presented in this edition, therefore, while seemingly extended, are practically confined to the limits of the original inquiry."

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