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February 1936

Handbuch der Neurologie.

Arch NeurPsych. 1936;35(2):437-438. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1936.02260020231022

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The first article in this volume is by Kinnier Wilson on the epilepsies. It is well considered and reflects the wide clinical experience of its distinguished author. The volume is worth owning for this article itself. It is in English.

Narcolepsy is covered by Wilder with the help of material gathered by Redlich. The subject is completely treated.

One of the best articles in the book is that on vosomotor trophic diseases by Cassirer and Hirschfeld. This is essentially a revision of the article by Cassirer written for the Lewandowsky Handbuch in 1914. It is extremely well done. There is a good analysis of Raynaud's disease. There is also a good section on Quincke's edema. Other vasomotor disturbances, such as acrocyanosis, erythromelalgia, acroparesthesias, sclerodermo and facial hemiatrophy, are covered well.

Spasmophilia is covered by Husler. Richter contributes a section on migraine. There is a section on the neurasthenic reaction by