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Book Reviews
December 1934

La tuberculose pulmonaire et les maladies de l'appareil respiratoire de l'enfant et de l'adolescent.

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In 2 volumes. By P. F. Armand-DeLille, Ch. Lestocquoy and Réné Huguenin. Pp. 493, with 352 illustrations. Paris: Amédée LeGrand. 1933.

Am J Dis Child. 1934;48(6):1462. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960190282027

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Abstract

One is so overwhelmed on looking over these two volumes that description seems commonplace. Nothing approaching them has ever been seen by the reviewer. The first volume and a large part of the second are taken up with the description of tuberculosis in infancy, childhood and adolescence. The scheme followed is to show the roentgenogram with a schematic explanation and, where possible, the pathologic specimen presented in such a way as to conform in a large measure to the picture in the roentgenogram. In addition a short résumé of the case is given with each of these pictures. The size of the page makes it possible to show the roentgenogram in life size or almost in life size, so that the explanations are peculiarly striking.

In addition to tuberculosis in childhood, which is considered from every angle and in every form, the authors take up other conditions in the chest:

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