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October 28, 1911

A Manual of Pathology and Morbid Anatomy.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(18):1477. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260100303038

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The alterations in the contents of this book since the last edition are not inconsiderable owing to the many noteworthy advances made in pathology since the last edition was published, six years ago. Much more space is given to the chapters on parasites and tumors and new matter is added, although it is rather doubtful whether the pathology of affections of the skin can be presented adequately in the few pages here allotted to this subject. Acne and psoriasis are the only two skin affections considered. Only half a page is given to the spleen and two pages to the lymph structures. The chapter on bone does not even mention fragilitas ossium or osteomyelitis, although tuberculous osteomyelitis is discussed in the chapter on tuberculosis. Rickets and achondroplasia are the only two conditions described under bone. One paragraph disposes of the pathology of the hypophysis cerebri. The adrenals and thymus are

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