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February 25, 1933

Lehrbuch der Mund- und Rachenkrankheiten.

JAMA. 1933;100(8):606. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740080070041

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This volume covers the field of the diseases of the mouth and throat, including tumors but excluding those produced by injury. It is the joint product of fourteen authors, a division of labor that enhances the value of the work but which introduces some variation in the form and arrangement of the subject matter. There is an adequate index and each section is followed by a limited list of references to the literature. The illustrations are well chosen and clearly reproduced on good paper. The sections on the manifestations of systemic diseases in the mouth and throat and the mouth lesions of skin disorders are unusually complete and cover fields that, as a rule, receive but scant attention in the American textbooks on diseases of the mouth. The chapter on the bacteriology of the mouth is conspicuous because of the absence of names such as B. acidophilus and because of

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