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September 1937

Otologische Diagnostik der Hirntumoren.

Arch NeurPsych. 1937;38(3):666. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1937.02260210232017

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This book is a series of monographs on a group of subjects equally interesting to the neurologist, the neurosurgeon, the neuropathologist and the otologist. The virtues of the book are that it avoids all didactic dogmatism, that it does not elaborate on any second hand information already contained in the literature but gives the literature briefly and that it is based entirely on the author's own observations of clinical and pathologic material. It is replete with new and original data. The clinical histories are concise and to the point, and the pathologic descriptions, which include histopathologic descriptions of the inner ear, the petrous bone and the brain, especially of the metencephalic and mesencephalic centers of the eighth nerve, are accurate and clear. The author's observations are illustrated by fifty-four figures, most of which are photomicrographs.

The first chapter deals with the changes of the inner ear and the petrous bone