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July 8, 1905

An Atlas of Dermatology, Showing the Appearances, Clinical and microscopical, Normal and Abnormal, of Conditions of the Skin.

JAMA. 1905;XLV(2):121. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510020043018

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This atlas is a new departure in that each case which is illustrated has below it a microscopic drawing showing the histologic findings. This plan of illustration is worthy of unqualified recommendation. We have seen no atlas which is so instructive as this because of this feature, and it is hard to imagine a method of illustrating cutaneous diseases which is more interesting or more instructive. The atlas contains forty plates, most of them illustrating the more familiar dermatoses; there are in addition several plates of rare conditions. The numerous illustrations of the commoner dermatoses make the atlas of great value to the general practitioner. It should also appeal strongly to the expert on account of the combination of histologic and clinical pictures and the excellent judgment used in the selection of cases for illustration. The text is confined, as it should be, to a description of the microscopic section

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