February 1980

Atlas of Clinical Conditions in Pedodontics

Author Affiliations

Department of Pedodontics Eastman Dental Center 625 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14620


by R. Rapp and G. B. Winter, 142 pp, 478 illus, Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers Inc, 1979.

Am J Dis Child. 1980;134(2):215. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1980.02130140081030

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This atlas is a collection of clinical photographs and roentgenographic illustrations of pathologic conditions that involve the oral cavity, face, and cranium. Covered are hereditary disorders, developmental problems, infectious diseases, trauma, neoplasms, and the volume includes a variety of pictures that demonstrate the limits of normality. The authors are well-known, highly respected pedodontists. Although this book might be of greater interest to dentists, it could be of value to the pediatrician confronted with a pathologic oral condition.

The 478 illustrations are nicely reproduced, with reasonably accurate color rendition of the tissues involved. The roentgenograms have been duplicated clearly and should be readily understood even by those not familiar with intraoral roentgenograms. The authors have chosen to depict most of the commonly occurring conditions seen by the clinician. They have also included several rarer conditions, such as trisomy 13-15 syndrome and oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia. In most cases, the illustrations depict a representative