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January 16, 1937

Archiv und Atlas der normalen und pathologischen Anatomie in typischen Röntgenbildern. Röntgenatlas frühtuberkulöser Veränderungen im Hilus bei systematischen Standardqueraufnahmen

JAMA. 1937;108(3):233. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780030071041

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As the name indicates, this is largely a book of illustrations showing the development of the primary tuberculosis complex, together with the subsequent secondary and tertiary lesions. The first part is a general consideration of the anatomy of the heart, bronchi and lymph nodes. The primary complex and the reinfection forms of lesions are described in the second half. Differential diagnosis is adequately treated, and there is also a discussion of treatment and classification. The remainder of the volume is devoted to illustrations and legends. Most of the illustrations are made from roentgenograms of the chest. In fact, in this series one is able to visualize almost every step in the evolution of tuberculosis in the human lung. A series of roentgenograms such as these represent, in an accessible form such as this book is, are invaluable reference material; hence, for the illustrations alone, this volume is worthy of a

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