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November 21, 1908

Glandular Enlargement.

JAMA. 1908;LI(21):1797. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540210053018

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Although this is not an exhaustive treatise, it is a most commendable monograph. The anatomy and distribution of lymphatic and lymph glands are described, and then the following pathologic conditions: Cellulitis; erysipelas; acute infection of lymph glands; retropharyngeal abscess; glandular fever; Still's disease; lymphatic enlargement in general diseases, plague and syphilis; tuberculous lymphatic glands; operative treatment of the glands in the neck; vaccine treatment; diseases of the thymus; surgery of the thoracic duct; lymphatic insufficiency; filariasis; Hodgkin's disease; lymphangio-endothelioma; lymphosarcoma; operative treatment of secondary malignant glands and treatment of inoperable malignant glands.

The clinical course—or, perhaps, it would be better to say, courses, for in most diseases cases differ much from one another—is not as fully dealt with as is desirable. The bringing together in one volume a consideration of the diseases of the lymphatic system, however, is a benefit and helps the reader to unify his knowledge acquired from

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