[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Other Articles
July 21, 1951

Roentgenologic Diagnosis of Diseases of Bones.

JAMA. 1951;146(12):1174. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670120084037

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This book is the section with the same title in Nelson's looseleaf "Diagnostic Roentgenology," edited by Dr. Ross Golden, Chief of the Department of Radiology at the Columbia Medical Center at New York City. This original section was written by Paul Hodges, Phemister, and Brunschwig. Pugh has retained much of the original section, which he acknowledges, and has added much, especially on the endocrinal, vitaminic, rheumatoid, neurologic, hematologic, and orthopedic categories of bone disease. Fractures are not discussed as such, but fractures as complications of systemic bone disease receive good attention. The dystrophies of bones receive elaborate attention, as do also bone tumors. There used to be about four bone diseases, to wit: tuberculosis, osteomyelitis, syphilis, and cancer. When improved sanitation methods for cattle and milk were adopted, the virtual elimination of tuberculosis followed. The sulfonamides have about eliminated osteomyelitis. Penicillin has conquered syphilis, and now the problem of malignancy

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview