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February 15, 1958

A Text-Book of X-Ray Diagnosis. Volume I

JAMA. 1958;166(7):848. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990070134031
Abstract

The first edition of this textbook appeared in 1938 and the second partly in 1950 and partly in 1951. The present volume, which deals with the radiologic diagnosis of conditions about the head and neck, is essentially the same as the second edition. A few sections have been elaborated, and some illustrations have been added. In the preface it is stated, "These volumes were conceived as a textbook to describe fundamental principles in interpretation and relate them to the day to day clinical problems of the average x-ray department." This the authors and editors have succeeded in doing in a lucid and practical manner. Noteworthy revisions are the addition of five pages on chronic meningitis, revision of the paragraph on fibrous dysplasia of bone as related to cranial and intracranial lesions, and a complete revision of the section dealing with percutaneous puncture for cerebral angiography. The discussion of interpretation of

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