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October 9, 1926

Pathology and Treatment of the Inflammatory Diseases of the Nasal Accessory Sinuses.

JAMA. 1926;87(15):1235. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680150069034

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Drs. Heitger and Hansel give a free translation of the classic work of Professor Hajek. The author states in the preface that he has omitted many of the case histories originally prepared for the beginner in rhinology but which are perhaps not needed now since this subject is no longer considered "new land." To the German reader, Hajek's work has long been familiar and has been esteemed because of the great care and attention to detail the author used in his clinical work and later embodied in his monograph. The treatise opens with a section dealing with the normal anatomy of the different nasal sinuses. Then the subject of pathogenesis together with general pathologic anatomy, symptoms and diagnosis are considered. In the second part, inflammatory conditions of the various sinuses are considered in detail, beginning with that of the maxillary antrum and followed by that of the frontal sinus, ethmoid,

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