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July 18, 1936

Les voies aériennes et la tuberculose

JAMA. 1936;107(3):235. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770290063025

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This excellent book is one of a monograph series on tuberculosis, the Bibliothèque de phtisiologie, edited by the late Léon Bernard. According to the authors the purpose of this monograph is to relate and discuss the clinical aspects, the problems and the diagnosis of tuberculous lesions of the upper air passages, in connection with their relations with pulmonary tuberculosis. Chapters are added on nontuberculous infections of the nasal sinuses, nasal deformities that have a bearing on respiration, foreign bodies in the air passages, and hemoptysis that can originate in nontuberculous conditions in the upper respiratory tract. Four excellent roentgenograms of the accessory sinuses are reproduced, and the associated conditions of sinusitis and bronchitis, which gave so much difficulty in the differential diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis during the World War, are well described. All forms of tuberculous lesions of the nose, pharynx, trachea and larynx are carefully described. Pictures portraying tuberculous

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