By David Grinspan, MD. Price, not available. Pp 798. Editorial Mundi S.A.C.I.F., Buenos Aires, 1971.
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This book dealing with diseases of the oral cavity is the first of three volumes, a monumental work written by an internationally renowned Argentinean dermatologist in cooperation with a number of outstanding collaborators. Such a work written in Spanish has been greatly needed throughout Latin America for teaching and as an authoritative clinical aid. The book also will be greatly appreciated by those physicians of other nationalities who read Spanish.
Volume 1 deals with the basic elements of diagnosis in clinical stomatology. The 771 pages (exclusive of index) are divided into 15 chapters and organized into two sections, namely, "The Examination of the Patient" and "Laboratory Aids in Diagnosis and Management." This volume lays the groundwork for the second and third volumes, which will be published later and will include clinical and pathologic studies of specific diseases affecting the oral tissues. While intended to be an encyclopedic primer of stomatology,
Muller SA. Enfermedades de la Boca. Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(5):573. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000230115026