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November 1936

Handbuch der Neurologie.

Arch NeurPsych. 1936;36(5):1154. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1936.02260110239025

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This new volume of the Handbuch by Bumke and Foerster deals entirely with the cranial nerves. It is an exhaustive consideration of the subject. Riese contributes a brief consideration of diseases of the olfactory nerves and cortex, about which not much is known. There is a lengthy and good discussion of the symptomatology of diseases of the optic nerve by Marchesani, including choked disk, optic neuritis and atrophy of the optic nerve. There is a useful article by Jaensch on the methods of investigation of the optic nerve. One of the best articles is that by Bielschowsky on the symptomatology of the oculomotor apparatus. This is a clear, concise and yet detailed description of the various disorders arising from oculomotor disability. Jaensch has a lengthy contribution on the pupils, covering fully the various pupillary disorders. There is a short chapter by Kramer on diseases of the fifth, seventh, ninth, eleventh