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September 1, 1956

Collagen Diseases Including Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Polyarteritis, Dermatomyositis, Systemic Scleroderma, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

JAMA. 1956;162(1):80. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970180082038

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This monograph is the culmination of the interest that the senior author has had in collagen diseases for many years. It is a concise description of these maladies, covering the historical, pathological, and clinical aspects and treatment. The colored plates are beautifully illustrative of the subject matter. The manuscript is well written, with a personal touch that makes for easy reading. Factual statements are supplemented with ample references, and the bibliography is more than adequate. The earnest enthusiasm with which the material is presented makes this monograph outstanding. This book can be highly recommended to those interested in collagen and rheumatic diseases.

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