May 1977

Histopathology of the Skin

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ed 5, by Walter F. Lever and Gundula Schaumburg-Lever, 793 pp, $52, Philadelphia, JB Lippincott Co, 1975.

Arch Intern Med. 1977;137(5):699. doi:10.1001/archinte.1977.03630170095027

Written for both dermatologists and pathologists, this new, completely revised edition of this dermatopathologic classic contains a wealth of upto-date information and pertinent pathologic detail, something uncommon for a book that covers, almost in its entirety, the rapidly expanding field of cutaneous disease. It continues to be first in the field for its outstanding organization, practical clinicopathologic descriptions, histologic detail, extensive bibliography, and nearly exhaustive discussion of this histogenesis of the numerous entities covered. This time, an appendix with 50 electron microscopical plates has been added to the already extensive black-and-white photomicrographic illustration. This book is recommended for dermatologists and pathologists in training and for any serious student of cutaneous pathology.

Fundamentals of Clinical Hematology, ed 4, by Byrd Leavell and Osca Thorup, Jr, 755 pp, $25, Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1976.  This is the fourth edition of an excellent clinical text in hematology. It is a concise and easily

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