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March 19, 1910

Renal, Ureteral, Perirenal and Adrenal Tumors and Actinomycosis and Echinococcus of the Kidney.

JAMA. 1910;LIV(12):1002. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550380082026

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The book contains the following chapters: (1) solid tumors of the renal parenchyma; (2) embryonic tumors; (3) tumors of the renal pelvis and ureters; (4) polycystic kidney; (5) simple serous cysts of the kidney; (6) perirenal tumors; (7) adrenal tumors in adults; (8) adrenal tumors in children; (9) actinomycosis of the kidney; (10) echinococcus of the kidney; (11) determination of renal efficiency. The longest chapter is the first, which deals with the solid tumors, in which are included hypernephroma, carcinoma, sarcoma, and malignant adenoma, as well as benign tumors. The etiology, pathology, anatomy, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the various tumors and other conditions considered are fully and clearly discussed. In connection with hypernephroma, embryonic tumors and adrenal tumors in children are given instructive tables of cases. The illustrations are satisfactory; possibly those of carcinoma of the renal parenchyma leave something to be desired in clearness. The book is well

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