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September 13, 1902

A Treatise on Diseases of the Skin. For the Use of Advanced Students and Practitioners.

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For the Use of Advanced Students and Practitioners. By Henry W. Stelwagon, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Jefferson Medical College and Woman's Medical College, Philadelphia. Handsome Octavo of 1125 Pages, with 220 Text-Illustrations, and 26 Full-page Litho-graphic and Half-tone Plates. Cloth. Price. $6.00 net. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders & Co. 1902.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(11):648. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480370056019

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Dr. Stelwagon has here produced a very handsome and valuable treatise on the general subject of skin diseases, and one that fulfills his desire to give a practical knowledge of the symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment of the affections that are likely to be met by the general practitioner. In looking over the book we find very little of importance that is omitted and a great deal that is here given in a form perhaps not better, but certainly fully as well, as in any work of its kind. The illustrations are very numerous and helpful and the descriptions are clear. The style is readable and the work seems one that to us ought to be most favorably received by the general practitioner and referred to by the dermatologic specialist. The subject in the esthetic point of view is not an attractive one, but from a medical point of view it

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