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This volume does not lend itself to extensive abstracting. It is one of the few works on neurology which have appeared from Russia since the war, and in that respect alone it is of great interest. In a volume of 532 pages, the author discusses practically the whole subject of the new neuropathologic syndromes, with the differential diagnosis of organic nervous diseases. It is, in effect, a discussion of the newer points of view of the last two decades. It is divided into twenty-six chapters. The classifications are in themselves interesting. There is first a syndrome of disturbances of movement. Practically all new works on neurology pay great attention to the advances in this field, and deservedly so, for our knowledge of movements, particularly those arising as the result of striatal diseases, has increased greatly.
The second subject is the syndrome of sensory disturbances; the third, the reflex disturbances; the