Book Reviews
June 1935

Handbuch der Kinderheilkunde.

Author Affiliations

Volume X. By M. von Pfaundler and A. Schlossmann. Fourth edition. Price, 169 marks; bound, 178 marks. Pp. 884, with 241 black and white and 86 colored illustrations and 67 diagrams. Leipzig: F. C. W. Vogel, 1935.

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

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


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.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview