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August 7, 1943

An Atlas of the Basal Ganglia, Brain Stem and Spinal Cord Based on Myelin-Stained Material

JAMA. 1943;122(15):1051. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840320069037

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This atlas consists of series of excellent photographs of sections of the basal ganglions, brain stem and spinal cord stained with Weigert-Pal technic for myelin. Series are presented of sections cut not only in the usual transverse manner but also horizontally and sagittally. The photographs are well chosen and well reproduced. There are a few minor irritations. The lettering on the photographs is in capital letters, while in the corresponding symbols in the legends both capital and lower case letters are used. Furthermore, the spacing in the two places does not always agree. Thus (pp. 214-215) CAROL on the photograph is Car ol in the legend. This is not serious, but as symbols are not arranged absolutely alphabetically in the legends, e. g. C clt precedes Car ol, this tends toward confusion of the reader. In the list of structures, which also serves as an index, it would have been

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