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December 1932

Histopathology of the Central Nervous System.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;28(6):1459-1460. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02240060218021

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A histologic atlas of the commoner diseases of the central nervous system, illustrated by photographs and explained by a brief text printed on high grade paper, is now available in English. The purpose of this book is to offer a simple basis for the discussion and diagnosis of postmortem material. Doubtless, workers in laboratories of general pathology will welcome the atlas and find it useful. If accompanied by a series of lectures and laboratory exercises, the book might be of real value to students in medical schools. The 212 illustrations are beautiful photomicrographs, in many instances extraordinarily interesting. Each one is accompanied by a lucid explanatory legend. In this way a good many of the microscopic aspects of the diseases that have been considered are to be seen to advantage. The photographs are printed on but one side of the leaf. This leaves the reserve page blank, and since the

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