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August 4, 1900

Cancer of the Uterus, Its Pathology, Symptomatology, and Treatment; also the Pathology of Diseases of the Endometrium.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(5):310-312. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460310044018

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This is a superb volume from the view-point of the maker of medical books, excellently, profusely, and always instructively illustrated. The artistic drawings of Brödel and Becker have been reproduced with uniform success. The illustrations of gross anatomy are from Kelly's "Operative Gynecology"; a small number of figures are taken from other publications from the gynecological clinic of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the large majority being original. The figures showing the development and the structure of the various forms of carcinoma of the uterus are especially instructive and faithful reproductions. No less so are the illustrations of the numerous conditions and processes—including practically the whole range of uterine pathologic histology that may be confounded with carcinoma. The large fields, the insertion of drawings of many of the gross specimens from which the sections were made, and the clear and full explanations are of great help in getting a clear idea

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