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February 1964

Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy: vol I. Head and Neck.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1964;71(2):288. doi:10.1001/archopht.1964.00970010304026

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This is a new edition of the classical topographical human anatomy by Pernkopf which is now offered as a two-volume atlas. Volume I is concerned with the head and neck. This volume consists of superbly executed anatomical illustrations most of which are in color. All of them are examples of high-quality engraving. In addition to the expected careful drawings of dissections, a number of x-rays and arteriograms are included. In all of these a great deal of care has been taken not to obscure detail in the figures by confusing label lines. Each plate, however, is very fully labeled and the nomenclature conforms with that of the Nomina Anatomica including changes adopted as recently as at the Seventh International Anatomical Congress in New York in 1960. Sixteen pages are devoted to the eye and orbit which includes 26 figures. This group of illustrations covers the anatomy of this area very

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