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February 1927

Handbuch der Neurologie des Ohres.

Arch NeurPsych. 1927;17(2):281-282. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1927.02200320135021

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This volume marks the completion of the series that was begun several years ago. The first two books were reviewed in a previous number. The present volume begins with a chapter by Professor Marburg on tumors in the region of the cochlear vestibular system and the cerebellum. In this are included lesions of the medulla and the pons up to the corpora quadrigemina. This is undoubtedly the best short presentation of the subject to be found anywhere, for the author not only gives his own point of view but discusses freely the literature on the subject. The discussion of the pathologic changes of tumors of the posterior fossa is particularly interesting, especially in view of Cushing and Bailey's recent work on the subject, which the author did not have the opportunity to review. This excellent article is followed by the operative treatment of brain tumors by W. Denk. There is