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August 22, 1936

La rate en pathologie sanguine

JAMA. 1936;107(8):613. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770340065031

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This monograph concerns itself with the histopathologic, clinical and therapeutic aspect of enlarged spleens. The work is based on original studies previously published by the author and for the most part represents his personal observations. The text is divided into four parts. The first part is devoted to the hematopoietic reactions of the spleen from both experimental and anatomopathologic points of view. The following division is concerned with splenomegaly accompanying the reactions of the reticulo-endothelial system. The third is a consideration of the spleen in its relation to hemolytic anemias. The last chapter treats the circulatory disturbances in which the spleen may become involved. In this chapter the author presents an excellent discussion of Banti's syndrome. The neoplastic splenomegalies were not considered, as this phase of the subject was not included in the author's research program. The contribution is mainly from the anatomopathologic aspect of splenic reaction. With the aid

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