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August 27, 1932

Tuberculose osseuse et ostéo-articulaire.

JAMA. 1932;99(9):780. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740610078029

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These atlases on bone and joint tuberculosis were written by Sorrel and his wife. The books constitute a summary of lectures that have been given twice each year during Sorrel's long residence at the Maritime Hospital at Berck to French and foreign physicians. Chapter I includes tuberculous osteitis as it occurs in the large and small long bones, and in the short and flat bones; chapter II includes or discusses tuberculous ostearthritis of the upper extremities; viz., the wrist, elbow and shoulder of the child and adult; chapter III, tuberculous ostearthritis of the lower extremities and the sacro-iliac joints, and chapter IV, tuberculous ostearthritis of the spinal column. There is a discussion of Pott's disease as it occurs in the child and the adult and infection of the posterior portions of the vertebrae; viz., the posterior arch, spinous process, transverse process and vertebral articulations. The author's views on the treatment

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