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This is the thirty-second fasciculus of the encyclopedic "Traité de médecine et de thérapeutique" of Gilbert and Carnot. It begins with a consideration of the anatomy, histology, connections (six and one half pages) and physiology (fifteen pages) of the cerebellum, followed by an excellent exposition of cerebellolabyrinthine disorders. Sufficient mention of anomalies and atrophies of the cerebellum is succeeded by twenty-nine pages on cerebellar tumor and fifteen pages on cerebellar abscess. Lesions of the cerebellum in infections, intoxications and other diseases are briefly treated, and then Friedreich's disease and hereditary cerebellar ataxia receives twenty pages.
Then nine pages on diseases of the corpora quadrigemina leave the reader in a state of even greater embarrassment than this difficult subject warrants, but the section on diseases of the peduncles (twenty-eight pages) is excellent. Diseases of the pons are as well discussed as is possible in fifty pages, the symptomatology being particularly well