January 1944

A Synopsis of Clinical Syphilis.

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By James Kirby Howles, M.D., M.M.S., Professor of Dermatology and Syphilology and Director of the Department, Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Price, buckram, $6.00. Pp. 671, with index; illustrated. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1943.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1944;73(1):112. doi:10.1001/archinte.1944.00210130120018

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Section I of the book is devoted to general considerations of etiology, pathology, classification, symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment; section II, to systemic and regional syphilis, and the final section, to problems of the familial and public health aspects of the disease. The appendix comprises historical notes on the condition. There is also a comprehensive bibliography alphabetically arranged.

The work is well organized, moderately condensed and well presented. There are numerous well selected illustrations. The reviewer has no hesitancy in recommending this book to students and practitioners of medicine.

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