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March 24, 1956

Human Pathology

JAMA. 1956;160(12):1098. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960470094030

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This book has for many years served as a guide to pathology for undergraduate students. The eighth edition contains extensive revisions in many chapters. The text is arranged in two parts, general pathology and special pathology. The chapters in general pathology discuss the general phenomena of diseases, pathological pigmentation, degenerations and infiltrations, necrosis and somatic death, mineral infiltrates and concrements, atrophy, disturbances of circulation, inflammation, principles of infectious diseases, the infectious granulomas, progressive tissue changes, and tumors. The chapters on systemic pathology cover the cardiovascular system, hematopoietic system, respiratory system, alimentary canal, liver and pancreas, urinary system, genital system, endocrine glands, organs of locomotion, nervous system, the eye and its adnexa, and skin. Webb Haymaker, J. L. Orbison, J. E. L. Keyes, and H. Z. Lund have written or rewritten parts of this section. This is one of the best texts for undergraduate and graduate students in general and special

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