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January 20, 1951

Pathology in General Surgery

JAMA. 1951;145(3):189. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920210061027

This well arranged book is written around a large series of excellent illustrations, the majority of them photomicrographs in color. Well chosen colored pictures of gross specimens and some reproductions of roentgenograms serve as valuable supplements. The technical perfection and the careful selection of the illustrations deserve emphasis. The text itself is lucid and concise yet contains an astonishingly large amount of information. It is documented by a well selected list of references. The book consists of the description and illustration of particular diseases, listed under the headings of the various organs. A short introduction, entitled "Parietes and General Aspects," describes some tumorous and inflammatory lesions, without specific reference to their location. As the title implies, the book will be of special service to the surgeon, giving him ready reference to the conditions seen in his practice. To the student of pathology, the illustrations will be of greater value than

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