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May 1922

INJURIES AND DISEASES OF THE BONES AND JOINTS: THEIR DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS BY MEANS OF THE ROENTGEN RAY

Arch Surg. 1922;4(3):748. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1922.01110120265011

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Abstract

This book may be best described as an atlas of roentgenograms of various bone and joint conditions with accompanying text describing the pathologic, clinical and roentgenologic findings. It is handsomely published in royal octavo of 349 pages, with 333 large, clear illustrations. An idea of its scope may be gained from the following tabulation of the contents. Normal bone and epiphyses, thirty-three pages; fractures, 100 pages; dislocations, congenital and acquired, twenty-six pages; bone infections, twenty-four pages; joint lesions, fifty-eight pages; bone tumors, forty-eight pages; spine, twenty-two pages; abnormalities, twelve pages; dystrophies, ten pages. The chapters on bone tumors and joint lesions are excellent; those on the epiphyses, bone repair, nonunion and bone grafting might perhaps be amplified. There is little mention made of variations in normal anatomy, particularly that of the spine. The authors have compiled a very excellent book and one that fills a long felt need of the

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