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July 1921


Arch NeurPsych. 1921;6(1):113. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1921.02190010120011

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>Introduction:  This book of 460 pages is made up of a preface by Pierre Marie and six chapters:Chapter 1, Neurological Symptomatology (fifteen papers); chapter 2, Wounds of the Brain (eight papers); chapter 3, Wounds of the Spinal Cord (seven papers); chapter 4, Concussion Without External Wounds Resulting from the Explosion of Shells (twelve papers); chapter 5, Pathology of the Cranial and Spinal Nerves (eight papers); chapter 6, Varia (five papers).The first chapter is concerned with reflexes normal and abnormal. The second chapter is more interesting. The papers on a thalamic syndrome, on hemorrhagic meningitis without injury of the dura and on the late results of trephined cases are among the best.The chapter on spinal cord wounds is full of interesting papers. That dealing with complete transverse lesions showed, among other things, that the deep reflexes were absent (Bastian's law) in thirteen out of fifteen cases. The reaction

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