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June 1928

Nouveau Traité de medécine. XXI. Nerfs-Sympathetique-Nevroses.

Arch NeurPsych. 1928;19(6):1164. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1928.02210120197020

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This book is the twenty-first volume of the new treatment of medicine which has been appearing within recent years and is edited by Profs. G. H. Roger, F. Widal and P. J. Teissier. Some of the previous volumes have been reviewed. The present volume deals with the peripheral nerves, the sympathetic system and the neuroses.

Traumatic conditions of the peripheral nerves, the symptomatology of the peripheral nerves and plexuses, the radicular syndromes and radiculitis, polyneuritis and neuralgias; this part which comprises 405 pages is by Tinel. American readers are already familiar with Tinel's work which has grown out of the World War. Many of the illustrations used are in his previous work. Altogether, in these pages is an excellent presentation of the modern point of view of diseases of the peripheral nerves.

The sympathetic system is treated in six divisions. These subdivisions are interesting. There is first the syndromes of

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