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June 24, 1899

Lecons sur les maladies nerveuses—Lectures on Nervous Diseases (second series).

JAMA. 1899;XXXII(25):1461. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450520059030

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This volume contains a series of clinic lectures on a number of neurologic subjects, not all specially or systematically associated, but all of interest and value. The opening lecture is on the influence of the anatomic theory of the neuron on neuro-pathology, a subject that is not yet hackneyed or overdone, and this is followed by one on the primary and secondary lesions of the neuron cell body. Then follow a series on zona and its association and a chapter on the metamerism of the spinal segments and nerve roots, which introduces a relatively new conception into the explanation of many important conditions, the trophoneuroses for example, which are treated of in a following section. Among the other subjects of interest here discussed are the flaccid paraplegia from compression, syringomyelia, pseudobulbar cerebral paralysis, infantilism, neurotic polyuria, etc. These are only a portion of the morbid conditions discussed; there are others

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