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April 1929

Die epidemische Encephalitis.

Arch NeurPsych. 1929;21(4):987. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1929.02210220258016

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Abstract

One need only possess this volume to have at hand literature of practically the entire world, arranged in such manner as to be easily accessible. Since the first edition of this book, an enormous amount of work has been done on epidemic encephalitis, so that this second edition was necessary.

The first division deals with the clinical side, taking up the symptoms of the acute stage; each individual symptom is discussed separately and references are given to the literature: (1) changes in consciousness; (2) paralysis of the eye muscles; (3) paralyses of other cranial nerves; (4) disturbances of muscle tone and muscle power; (5) hyperkinetic symptoms; (6) frequent neurologic accompanying symptoms; (7) infrequent symptoms; (8) "scar symptoms" (Narbener-scheinungen) after the acute symptoms. Under the last division are considered particularly the effects on the glands of internal secretion, with especial emphasis on dystrophia adiposogenitalis and diabetes insipidus. The second division

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