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This is a compendium of roentgen diagnosis and therapy in infants and children, edited by Stephan Engel of Dortmund and Ludwig Schall of Homburg. The various chapters and special subjects are written by collaborators whom the editors have chosen as authorities for their special subjects. The subject matter falls into several divisions. A general introduction to the physical knowledge of x-rays and special technic for their employment with infants and children precedes the chapters on diagnosis. The portion of the contents on therapy is also preceded by chapters on physical theory and technic. The sections on roentgen diagnosis are introduced by a chapter on normal roentgenologic skeletal anatomy. Then follow chapters on diseases of the skeletal system, including excellent discussions of the bone changes in rickets, scurvy, congenital syphilis and bone tuberculosis. Fractures are not included in this work, as the editors have confined themselves to the roentgen diagnosis of
Handbuch der Röntgendiagnostik und -therapie im Kindesalter. JAMA. 1933;100(18):1455. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740180077031
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