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Book Reviews
June 1935

Handbuch der Kinderheilkunde.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;49(6):1687. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970060291029

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This tenth volume of the fourth edition of the standard German system consists of various treatises on cutaneous diseases in children. It is beautifully illustrated and is the most extensive work on this subject that the reviewer has seen. Not only are the illustrations good, but those in colors are especially valuable for such a text. It should be noted that the book does not include the cutaneous changes to be seen in syphilis. Presumably this subject is kept for another volume. Other than this, the cutaneous conditions are exhaustively and minutely described. The volume is an excellent exposition of the subject.

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