January 1935

Clinical Pathology of the Jaws.

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By Kurt H. Thoma, D.M.D., Professor of Oral Pathology in Harvard University. Price, $9. Pp. 643, with 423 illustrations. Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1934.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;55(1):171. doi:10.1001/archinte.1935.00160190174020

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Thoma states that this volume was written to describe in detail special work in a special field and particularly to correlate the pathologic changes that are encountered in that field with the clinical expression of disease. This aim has been accomplished most successfully.

Diseases of the jaw are discussed from a variety of angles: Malformations, fractures, infections, endocrine disturbances and tumors, benign and malignant, primary or metastatic, are depicted as they involve the jaw. Each phase of diseases of the jaw is well described clinically and pathologically; brief reports of cases are frequently interpolated and help to enliven the text; the illustrations are clear and helpful, and at the end of each chapter are those references to the literature which the author considers most significant in regard to the topic under discussion.

A wealth of material has been analyzed and sorted out to make up this book. Thus the volume

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