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The present volume is the product of the ripe experience of an eminent French pediatrician and syphilologist. On page 89 he says: "When I was an intern to Parrot in 1876 . . . . . " An internship with Parrot and fifty years of experience make an interesting introduction, and one is not disappointed. The book is not a compilation and is therefore not burdened with references. It is the statement of a man who knows congenital syphilis in all its manifestations from personal observation under most favorable circumstances, and over a period of many years, and who has lost none of the vigor and enthusiasm of youth in the presentation. I know of no treatise on congenital syphilis in any language that presents the whole subject so exhaustively, so satisfactorily, so authoritatively, so systematically, and so fascinatingly. It is the sort of a book in a short review
Le terrain heredo-syphilitique.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1926;38(5):683. doi:10.1001/archinte.1926.00120290132014