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October 28, 1933

Atlas der Erkrankungen der oberen Luftwege mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Epipharynx.

JAMA. 1933;101(18):1417. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740430063036

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This is the second part of an atlas portraying the diseases of the upper respiratory tract with particular reference to the epipharynx. As stated in the review of part I, the author has developed a method of removing post mortem the tissues of the nasopharynx, mesopharynx and hypopharynx en masse, so as to demonstrate easily the pathologic processes present. Nineteen cases are dealt with. Instances of normal anatomy in premature infants and the very young are photographically demonstrated. Among other conditions treated are hyperplasia of Waldeyer's ring, lymphatic leukemia, widespread diphtheria of the pharynx and nasal cavities, various tuberculous processes of the pharynx and larynx, thrush of the upper respiratory passages, and one instance of congenital abnormality of development of the palate. The photography of these various specimens leaves little to be desired. The few colored ones among them are well done. The atlas, when published complete, should be a

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