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September 1971

Skin Signs of Systemic Disease.

Author Affiliations

Honolulu

 

Irwin M Braverman, MD. Price, $29.50. Pp 448, with 474 illustrations. WB Saunders Co, 218 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia 19105, 1970.

Arch Intern Med. 1971;128(3):481-482. doi:10.1001/archinte.1971.00310210157043

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Abstract

This is a major new dermatological textbook, indispensable for every dermatologist, rheumatologist, or internist who is serious about keeping sharp professionally.

It is not about treatment; it is about pathogenesis, pathologic physiology, and diagnosis. Illustrations are abundant—more than one per page— and almost every one is outstanding. Nearly 200 are in color.

Style is concise and vivid, presentations forthright, and opinions positive. When there are opposing views they are stated fairly, but the author's preference is made clear. His "lumper" treatment of acanthosis nigricans (with no reference to Curth's publications and only casual and superficial reference to her views) is an exception to this, but there are not many such.

His treatment of the connectivetissue diseases, angiitides, and hypersensitivity syndromes alone would be worth the price of the book to any internist or rheumatologist, let alone any dermatologist. The book is not just a book to refer to now and

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