Book Reviews
July 1947

L'Acrodynie infantile.

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By Maurice Péhu, M.D., and Jean Boucomont, M.D. Price, 60 francs. Pp. 94, with 9 illustrations. Paris, France: Masson & Cie., 1944.

Am J Dis Child. 1947;74(1):111. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1947.02030010118014

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This book is the most intensive and detailed treatise which could be desired. It is certainly highly recommendable for the special student of the subject or for the practitioner who experiences a case and wishes to inform himself as to details of every aspect of erythredema polyneuropathy. It will attract his attention to symptoms and changes which he would not suspect and will stimulate his personal observation and investigation of the case. The details discussed are so minute that one cannot expect any addition, except as new facts are discovered. In the exact bibliography the authors cite the most important publications, especially those of the years after 1937. The organization of the book is according to the customary classification in textbooks, a chapter being devoted to each field, starting with the definition and ending with the therapy. The evaluation of motor disturbances, with discussion of examinations of the spinal fluid

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